Infection Control Level 2


By completing the online Level 2 Infection Control course you will cover the following:


Develop vitally important skills to prepare you for a role in the sector

Understand the concepts of decontamination and waste management – and the consequences of not carrying out these processes

Learn about infection prevention and control in a range of healthcare settings and scenarios to help you contextualise your learning

Gain industry-relevant knowledge and give your CV a boost

Unit 1: The causes and spread of infection

Your learning goals:

  • How infection is caused

  • How infection can spread

  • The ‘chain of infection’

  • The importance of recognising Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI).

Unit 2: Principles of personal hygiene and health

Your learning goals:

  • Personal hygiene at work

  • Handwashing

  • Personal protective equipment.

Unit 3: Decontamination, cleaning and waste management

Your learning goals:

  • Maintaining a clean environment

  • Roles and responsibilities in decontamination

  • The decontamination process

  • The sterilisation process

  • Handling laundry

  • Effective waste management

  • Sharps management.

Unit 4: Principles of infection prevention and control

Your learning goals:

  • The purpose of infection control

  • Regulations, policy and practice

  • Roles and responsibilities in infection control

  • Risk assessments

  • Principles of infection control procedures.

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