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This qualification will typically take 6-8 weeks to complete.

To achieve this qualification learners will be required to complete 4 mandatory units.

The purpose of this qualification is to help learners gain a knowledge and understanding of infection prevention and control in a health and social care environment. The aim is to help learners to develop an understanding of the causes and spread of infection, the importance of infection control and personal hygiene as well as prevention methods including decontamination and waste management.

This qualification is for anyone who works in the health and social care industry who wishes to develop their understanding in the prevention and control of infection. It can also be used to support further learning and progression in health care settings

Evidence produced for the qualification will be internally assessed by your assigned course tutor.

This course can be delivered using a blended learning approach. This will give you flexibility to direct your own online learning. You will be assigned a tutor to provide support and guidance including face to face if desired. As well as having access to resources and collaboration tools to assist your learning.