Project Description

Controlling the spread of infection is vital in a wide variety of workplaces including hospitals, care homes, schools and nurseries, in fact anywhere people live and work together. It is therefore important that staff operating in high-risk workplaces have some knowledge of the control of infection. This course is designed to provide learners enough awareness.

 Highfield Level 2 International Award in Infection Prevention and Control in the Workplace

Also available on ONLINE CLASSROOM training.

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with the basic knowledge and understanding of:

  • the common infections found in the workplace
  • the chain of infection
  • the importance of correct hand washing procedures
  • the use of personal protective equipment
  • the decontamination processes (cleaning and disinfection)
  • waste management and associated risks
  • management and staff responsibilities, risk assessment and developing a positive infection prevention culture.

Assessment Method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.