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Intermediate Infection Prevention and Control for Health & Social Care (Apollo)

  • 1 Day | Part Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 2 | Professional

Course overview

This course aims to help learners and Health & Social Care professionals to develop their skills and knowledge around Infection prevention and control. This single-unit qualification is designed to find out how infection spreads and ways to prevent and control infection

This is a 1-day course, 09:30-15:30, face-to-face with an online assessment to be completed remotely. 

Completion of this course comes with an accredited qualification and certificate recognised in industry.

Course content/units

  • Know about the spread of infection
  • Know how health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings prevent and control infections
  • Know how personal hygiene contributes to infection prevention and control in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Learners should demonstrate their knowledge of routines and practices to support infection prevention and control
  • Understand how to reduce the risk of infection in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Be able to encourage staff and clients/children in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings to adopt practices that reduce the risk of infection

Assessment will include components of practicals in our state-of-the-art Health Science campus, as well as an online suite of assessments to which you will have access. 

Course highlights

  • This programme is just one of the exciting and industry-relevant programmes offered as part of Suffolk New College’s Apollo Project.
  • The Apollo Project’s offer aims to train and upskill the workforce, and to provide people with the necessary skills, qualifications, and knowledge to enter a career in Health & Social Care. Please visit our website for the list of further Apollo courses.
  • Courses are delivered by industry professionals with years of experience and service in the Health and Social Care Industry, and have been selected due to employer feedback and skills gaps within the industry, making these skills and qualifications highly sought after.

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