Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (RQF)

(QRN – 601/7464/X)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The aim of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care settings (RQF) is to provide learners with the awareness of infection control, the causes and how to prevent the spreading of infection.

Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care settings (RQF) has been developed to provide learners who are currently working or intended to work in the health care sector.

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care settings (RQF) learners must complete 4 mandatory units achieving a total of 15 credits.

 

 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Qualification Progression Routes

Upon successful completion of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care settings (RQF), you may choose to progress on to:

  • Level 2 Diploma in health and social care
  • Level 3 Diploma in health and social care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory unit
Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings A/504/8597 2 23 3
Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings F/504/8598 2 16 2
Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings J/504/8599 2 37 5
Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting T/504/8596 2 35 5