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Highfield Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection for Housekeeping (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed to support current or new staff who work in the hospitality industry needing to develop their underpinning knowledge of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in their workplace.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 6 hours, all of which are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

Learners gaining this qualification will understand common infections, the importance of correct hand washing procedures for infection prevention and control, the principles of personal protective equipment, the decontamination process, waste management procedures and the associated risks and the roles and responsibilities in preventing infection

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.