Level 1 & 2

Infection Prevention & Control 

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The Infection Prevention & Control training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.

Contact us for further information.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants at: 

 

 

Level 1 will be able to:

  • State their obligations and that of their employers with regard to infection control.

  • Understand the consequences of poor infection control practice.

  • State the actions to be taken in relation to the infection control requirements put in place within their working environment.

  • Identify the correct actions with regard to a range of different infection control situations.

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  • Level 2, in addition to the Level 1 objectives above, will be able to:

  • Know what is meant by the term healthcare associated infections.

  • Know the chain of infection and how this informs infection prevention and control practice.

  • Have a good understanding of the routes of transmission of micro-organisms.

  • Understand individual roles and responsibilities for the three levels of decontamination.

  • Know how to use single-use items appropriately.

  • Conduct a risk assessment in respect of ensuring infection prevention and control.

  • Know the different alert organisms and conditions that pose an infection risk.

  • Know how to safely manage patients with specific alert organisms.

Course Overview

Target Population:  

Level 1: All staff who may who may be involved in infection control in the course of their duties.

Level 2: Clinical staff who are involved in infection control in the course of their duties. 

Course Duration: 

Level 1: 3 hours

Level 2: 5 hours

 

​Certification:  Level  1 or 2 Award in Infection Prevention & Control.

 

Assessment:  Knowledge assessment via a question paper.

Number of Participants: 16 Maximum

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Our Infection Prevention & Control Training:

  • Is based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974, Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations; and the competence / requirements placed on healthcare employers by industry standards.

 

  • Can assist Health & Social Care Diploma candidates with the various  elements of their learning. 

 

  • Is aligned to the learning outcomes for both level 1 (All Staff)  and Level 2 (Clinical Staff) of the Skills for Health Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF). 

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