Level 2 National Award in Infection Cotrol


This national award is aimed at anyone needing to develop the underpinning knowledge of how to control the spread of infection in their workplace or home environment. This includes giving an increased understanding of the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread. It also covers suitable methods of cleaning and waste disposal that help prevent the spread of infection, along with the personal protective equipment they can use for their own safety.


How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day course.


How is the qualification assessed?

Through a 1 hour 30-question multiple-choice question examination. Candidates must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30 to achieve this award.


What next?

Individuals achieving this qualification will able to progress to take Apprenticeship

qualification in Health and Social Care.