Level 2 Prevention and

control of infection


 Course Overview

An understanding of how to effectively prevent and control the spread of infection is crucial in ensuring that individuals do not unknowingly cause their family, friends, colleagues, and any other people that they come into contact with, to become unwell.

By completing this course, you will be equipped with a greater understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in the workplace, and this can also be applied in your personal life. You will also gain knowledge of how to identify infections as well as the different types of infection.

Who is suitable?

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in both the workplace and their personal life.

The content is generic and not aimed at any specific job sector.

Course content

This course is split into three manageable units:

Unit 1: Causes and spread of infection

Unit 2: The principles of infection prevention and control

Unit 3: Cleaning, decontamination and waste management

Learning Methods

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course from your Personal Tutor.

This fully online course is designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times. The maximum duration of this course is 16 weeks.

The Benefits of this course..

Gain a nationally recognised qualification.

This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study.

Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development.

Personal Tutors are assigned to you to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.


To find out more about how you can book onto one of our programmes, contact us today and a member of our team will get back to you. Please complete our enquiry form.