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Level 2 Award in 
Infection Prevention & Control

3 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

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Who is it for?

This course aims to enable the learner to understand how to prevent infection and the methods to control the spread. Ideal for those working environments (such as health & social care) that need to know the transmission of infection and the chain of infection and how to minimise the risk of cross-infection. This course would also be suitable for environments where high quality hand washing is mandatory.

Course Content

  • Legislation

  • Sources of Infection

  • Causes of Infection

  • Routes of Entry

  • Methods of Control

  • Personal Hygiene

  • Hand Washing Techniques

  • Management of Soiled Materials

  • Hazardous Waste Disposal


  • Multiple choice theory test paper

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

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