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Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings


Health and Wellbeing

Control Of Infection In Health Care Settings Course


The rise of MRSA and resistant infections has brought infection control to the forefront of care provider responsibilities. Protecting people from infections and the spread of infection, is an essential element of providing high-quality care. This qualification will look at the environments in health care setting to understand how it can affect the spread and identify preventions.

By completing this qualification, you will have knowledge on the meaning and importance of infection control, causes of infections, conditions that spread infections and methods used to prevent the spread of infection.


  • Principles of infection prevention and control in care homes
  • Causes and spread of infection
  • Correct cleaning procedures
  • Decontamination and waste management

Entry Requirements

You must be a British, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.


If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. If not, you’ll just need writing materials for the postal work booklet (it helps to underline in pencil).

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2


FREE* see entry requirements for conditions

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