Infection Prevention and Control

The QA Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control  qualification (RQF) provides learners with the opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in the principles of infection prevention and control.

Key Course Information

4 hours duration

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What's it about?

Over a half day period, Learners will develop a greater understanding of the principles of infection prevention and control. Topics covered include: personal hygiene, roles and responsibilities in relation to infection prevention and control and minimising the risk of infection in a Health Care setting.

Who's it for?

This qualification has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility in infection prevention and control within their job roles, such as: care assistants, health care workers or other healthcare environments.

Who will train me?

Learn with experienced trainers with real experience

Knowing a subject is one thing, however, we believe there is no one better to teach a subject than those with practical, hands on experience!

Our trainers have a vast array of experience and are often current or retired Paramedics, Nurses and other health care professionals.

Whether training the beginnings of first aid or teaching complex subjects to existing medical professionals, our training team have relevant experience and current, up to date knowledge; ensuring those attending our courses get exactly what they need.

Where will I learn?

Learn in a unique environment with advanced equipment

Accidents don’t happen in the classroom, so why train in one! Why not learn to deal with people involved in car accidents in our compound using real vehicles, learn about burns and how to manage them in the kitchen and practice CPR in a confined and busy office environment. We have a range of environments to provide the most realistic training possible.

We don’t just use a realistic training environment, we also use a variety of simulated injures and advanced manikins which not only allow you to practice the lifesaving skill of CPR, but which also provide instant visual feedback on depth and rate of compression’s as well as how effective ventilation’s are!

What will i learn

During this half day course, Learners will be given the opportunity to practise essential basic life support procedures, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, recovery position, CPR and choking.

  • Responsibilities of the First Aider
  • How to check for breathing
  • Assessment of injuries
  • Recovery position
  • Resuscitation of a non-breathing casualty (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Major bleeding and Shock management
  • Minor injuries & burns
  • Seizures
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Course information

How long is the course?

The content of this training is taught over 3 hours and is therefore delivered over half a day.

Time is set aside during the course for a suitable number of breaks. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks/lunch or enjoy a variety of hot or cold food and refreshments at our on-site café.

Can I choose my own venue?

Yes, we are able to travel to your own venue as long as it meets some basic requirements and are able to provide a further reduction on the cost of training if you decide to take this option. Please get in touch for more information.

Do I need any prerequisites?

Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the training.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy.

Themed environment

Training is carried out at a purpose built training site with multiple themed rooms and an outdoor compound

Real instructors

Courses are delivered by those with hands on experience such as Paramedics, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

On-site or off-site

Training can be carried out on our premises or at your own venue if you wish. Please get in touch to discuss.