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DL NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Course Level: 

Level 2

Overview of the course: 

About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.

Entry requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria
• Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1998)
• Lived in the EU for 3 years

Topics: 

• 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

How is the course assessed?: 

After the eligibility checks have been done, a Tutor is allocated to you and a further letter is sent along with your course workbooks / resource packs (please note that resource packs will not be sent out if wish to complete via eLearning, they are available online). After about 2-3 weeks the allocated Tutor will make contact with you to introduce themselves and ask how you are progressing.

Length of the course: 

You will have 24 weeks from enrolling to complete the course. You can complete the qualification online via our eLearning Assessor website or in paper-based format. Everything is done remotely via post or email, induction pack and tutor support.

Campus: 

Distance Learning

When does the course start: 

This course is learner lead, meaning you start when you have had your induction.

More important information about this course:

Fees: 

Funding is available for those who meet the entry requirements.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (21 May 2019 09:09) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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How to apply: 

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