Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Qualification: CACHE Certificate
Level 2 (Distance Learning)

You can start this distance learning course at anytime throughout the year. Please apply and we will contact you to arrange getting you started.

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About the course

If you wish to gain an understanding in the prevention and control of infection within healthcare settings, then this distance learning course is for you.

This distance learning course will develop your knowledge of the importance of infection control, the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread. You will also learn the methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection.

This is a flexible qualification that allows you to study at a time and place that suits you however you will be assigned a personal tutor who can support you if you need it.

What you will learn
  • 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 settings
Learning style

This is a distance learning course - you will be provided with course handbooks to complete at enrolment. You will have the opportunity to have 1:1 support with the tutor, which could be in your workplace.

Entry requirements
  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • Self-motivated
  • Have GCSE English grade C/4 or above
Course length & fees
  • Fees: £30 (no fee if unemployed)
  • Course Length: N/A
  • Campus: Distance Learning
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