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


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is is aimed at anyone working in any 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 5 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, waste management procedures and the associated risk and roles and responsibilities in preventing infection.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.