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Online Learning in Prevent & Control Infection - Level 2 TQUK

Available for applications

More information about this Course

Useful Information
Course title:  Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
Mode of Study: Online Distance Learning
Level: 2
Duration: 12 weeks
Awarding/validation body: TQUK


Please note, this course can only be funded for non- Greater London residents. Typically, learners who meet this criteria will have postcodes outside of this catchment area- gla_postcode_map_a3_map1.pdf (


If you are unsure if you are a non-GLA resident do not hesitate to contact the admissions department by calling 02087605934 or emailing

Course Overview

This qualification aims to prepare individuals for:

Tackling the outbreak of infection in hospitals and healthcare settings

Understanding the many causes of infection

How infection can be spread

How infection can be controlled

Course Highlights

Gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Supports a career pathway within the health and social care sector.

Delivered via distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where they study.

Study will enhance both personal skills and professional development.

Personal tutors are assigned to learners to ensure they have the support needed to succeed.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

This is a great course for anyone working in, or looking to work in the health and social sector. A learner completing this course may want to go on to complete one of our other health and social care courses such as:

Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Level 2 Certificate in the End of Life Care

Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention and Awareness

Learners will be assessed throughout the course by answering a series of questions. These will be submitted via the online learning platform, EQUAL, and marked by the tutor. Feedback will be returned to the learner for each assessment they complete.

Entry Requirements
This qualification is highly recommended for anyone who is new to care or may wish to start a career within the health and social care sector.

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