About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. This course is all about protecting people from infection – an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.
– Principles of the causes and spread of infection
– Importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection
– Decontamination, cleaning and waste management
– Infection prevention and control
By undertaking this programme, learners will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects. Learners may then wish to progress on to further qualifications.
To enrol for Telford College Distance Learning you must be aged 19+ as of the 31/08/21, be a resident of England and have lived in the EU for the last three years. You cannot be currently studying on any other course with us or another provider.
This is a Distance Learning programme. On enrolment you will be issued with all the relevant online learning materials required to complete the qualification. These materials have been officially endorsed by the Awarding Organisation, NCFE CACHE. The learning materials comprise a set of high-quality online knowledge workbooks alongside an easily accessible electronic platform that allows learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrate their achievement of all the learning outcomes associated with each unit. Learners are also assigned an assessor whom they can speak to should they require advice at any stage.