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


R/618/0369 - Prevention and control of infection for the workplace

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification 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.

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.

Delivery & Assessment Method

Learner will receive an infection control handbook, use internet research, complete an online E-learning training programme and have the support of a tutor on the phone and via email. 

The qualification is assessed via a multiple-choice exam. For the exam learners will need access to a laptop or PC with a front facing webcam as well as a smart phone, using the cameras on your devices, a remote invigilator will then monitor you as you complete the exam. You will need to complete the exam in a room on your own, with no distractions or items around that could help you answer the questions. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact our team on 01978 869457. 

Typically this course will be able to be completed in 1 month.

Course Fee’s