• LevelLevel 2
  • FT/PTPT
  • Age group19+
  • DurationYou will be required to complete the course within 12 weeks. If you withdraw prior to completing the course or do not complete the course within the required 12 weeks you will be liable to pay a £50 admin fee.
  • Awarding bodyNCFE

Overview

Every year one in ten hospital patients develop a health care associated infection during their stay in a UK hospital. Approximately 5000 patients die as a direct result of one of these infections.

In most cases, these infections are difficult to treat and can complicate any other current orprevious illnesses that a patient has, as well as causing distress for the individual and their family.

Taking this course can help tackle the outbreak of infection in hospitals and health care settings by helping you understand the causes and spread of infection and how you can help to control it.


Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Principles of the Causes and Spread of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Principles of the Importance of Personal Hygiene and Health in the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Principles of Decontamination, Cleaning and Waste Management in Health Care Settings
  • Principles of Infection Prevention and Control in a Health Care Setting

This course is a distance learning course and will be undertaken at home.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirments for this course.

You can progress onto further distance learning courses.

All of our distance learning courses are free of charge.
Please enrol by clicking the ‘enrol now button’ at the top of this website page, or come along to the college and enrol in person.

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We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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