Level 2 Award Prevention and Control of Infection
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone wanting to work as health care assistants, health care workers or social care workers in local authority or private care environments.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Award requires 7 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include: written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams, or setting up an information board.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
No, as this is a knowledge-only qualification.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in under 6 months.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care.
This qualification does not qualify you to work but does support you in working towards employment in Health or Adult and Children’s Social Care settings.