Farnborough College of Technology
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About

About this course

This course is avalible until the end of February, but must be completed by 30 June. This course is due to restart on the 1 August 2020. 

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding in the prevention and control of infection within healthcare settings. The qualification provides you with the underpinning knowledge and understanding of the prevention and control of infections in healthcare settings and will support your role in the workplace.

Understanding the principles of infection prevention and control is essential when working within all healthcare settings Importance of personal hygiene and health ensures you remain healthy in the workplace and don’t either contribute to, or cause the spread of infection within your workplace.

Fees

FEE COST
Tuition £0
Registration £56
Fee Remission Yes

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Studies include

How will I be taught?

Delivery and Duration
You will be provided with the learning materials either online and/or hardcopies and you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you guidance and feedback on the course as you complete it. This course takes between 2 to 6 months to complete.

What modules are covered?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.

Mandatory units

  • Principles of the Causes and Spread of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Principles of the Importance of Personal Hygiene and Health in the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Principles of Decontamination, Cleaning and Waste Management in Health Care Settings
  • Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in a Health Care Setting
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Progression

What Next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care

 

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. However, learners might find it useful if they have already completed a Level 1 qualification. You will be invited in to complete an induction and initial assessment.

Due to government funding these courses are available free of charge; subject to the learners meeting the set eligibility. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years and be over 19 years old. There may be a fee should you withdraw from the course.

Enrolment

If you would like to enrol on the course or have any questions,
please contact our
Business Services Team at business@farn-ct.ac.uk
or by phone on 01252 407299

THIS IS A ROLLING PROGRAMME. APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

 

 

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