Health & Safety Short Courses

Infection Control
1HABC Level 2 National Award in Infection Control
This national award is aimed at anyone needing to develop their 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 is the course?
This qualification is achieved by taking a one-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed through a multiple-choice examination taking a maximum of 30 minutes. Candidates must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30 to achieve this award.

What next?
Progression routes include Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.