HABC Level Two Award in Understanding Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Care Settings

This course is aimed at those who work in hospitals, care homes, schools and nurseries.  It raises the awareness of minimising the risk of infection.

Course Code K0275J2FPA. You can enrol online for this course.

What will I study?

  • Common healthcare-associated infections
  • The chain of infection
  • The importance of correct handwashing procedures
  • Personal protective equipment role
  • Linen management
  • Decontamination process
  • Blood and body fluids spill management
  • Correct sharps management
  • Waste management and associated risks 
  • Different roles and responsibilities within health and care settings. 

How will I be assessed?

A multi-choice assessment at the end of the course.

What next?

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings (RQF)

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Summer Course Guide