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Infection Control in Health Care Settings Certificate Level 2 QCF

Level 2 / NCFE / PI157

This Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings is suitable for learners working with, or intending to work in a health care setting where the risk of infection is managed.

The QCF qualification for this course has now replaced the NVQ qualification.


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WAS £432.00

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course duration: 120 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

The Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings has been written for everyone who is involved in any work associated with the prevention and control of infection. The qualification aims to give everyone the knowledge and skills they need to contribute to the prevention and control of infection.

There are four units in this qualification. Each unit looks at different aspects of infection prevention and control, and working in a safe manner. You are required to complete the activities for each unit.

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

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (QCF)
Qualification Number: 600/9312/2
Total Credits: 15

Units

Unit 1 - Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings
Unit 2 - Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings
Unit 3 - Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings
Unit 4 - Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the principles of infection control and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study.

Upon successful completion of the 15 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. 

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

course description

Course Description

The Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings has been written for everyone who is involved in any work associated with the prevention and control of infection. The qualification aims to give everyone the knowledge and skills they need to contribute to the prevention and control of infection.

There are four units in this qualification. Each unit looks at different aspects of infection prevention and control, and working in a safe manner. You are required to complete the activities for each unit.

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

Qualification Title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (QCF)
Qualification Number: 600/9312/2
Total Credits: 15

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the principles of infection control and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

assessment

Assessment

The learner will complete a portfolio of evidence by successfully completing all of the activities at the end of each unit. This portfolio is assessed by your tutor who will mark and sign off each completed unit of study.

Upon successful completion of the 15 credits, students will receive a certificate of achievement from the awarding organisation, NCFE.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

modules

Units

Unit 1 - Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings
Unit 2 - Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings
Unit 3 - Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings
Unit 4 - Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. 

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.