Infection Prevention and Control, Level 2 | Pochat Training

QA Level 2 Award in the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control (RQF)

Health and Social Care Training Courses

QA Level 2 Award in the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control (RQF)

 Classroom £60.00 pp

Upcoming Dates Face to Face / Classroom Courses

Due to the pandemic, we are currently not running any face to face courses. And unfortunately, the Awarding Organisation does not allow us to run this course virtually.

We are happy to run this course unaccredited for you if you prefer, via virtual, tutor-led classroom.

Meanwhile, we now have a large range of webinars on offer!

  • Half day course
  • This course will develop Learner’s understanding of their role and responsibilities in helping to prevent the spread of infection
  • It will also update and provide professional development (CPD) of Learners’ knowledge and skills working in a health and care setting

Course Contents


  • The importance of infection prevention and control
  • The roles and responsibilities in infection prevention and control
  • How to minimise the risk of infection
  • The responsibilities of using PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • The importance of good personal hygiene
  • The correct procedure for hand washing

Benefits of this course:


  • Healthcare-associated infections can develop either as a direct result of healthcare intervention (such as medical or surgical treatment) or from being in contact with a healthcare setting
  • They can affect people of all ages, and make existing or underlying conditions worse, delay recovery and adversely affect a person's quality of life
  • An average of 300,000 patients in the UK acquire a healthcare-associated infection as a result of their care on a yearly basis
  • An estimated 9,000 people died due to MRSA in 2007
  • Now that the coronavirus has come into our lives, everyone is aware of the need for infection prevention and control, not only for in health and social care settings
  • This course will also give a good grounding for businesses starting back up now that the lockdown is being slowly released
  • This Principles Of Infection Prevention And Control course helps gain a good understanding in how to help all those coming into contact with your business, keeping them safe from coronavirus infection

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"Really interesting and relaxed. Good location. The course was fun and engaging."

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Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification


Qualsafe Awards Registered Centre 0904462

This QA Level 2 Award in the Principles of Infection Prevention and Control (RQF) Training Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Principles of Infection Prevention and Control Certificate fulfils CQC's requirements and is a very good way to make sure you and your employees are trained appropriately.

The Ofqual Register number for this course is 603/0047/4