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Achieve your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection and boost your health and social care career!

  • Nationally recognised NCFE CACHE qualification.
  • Understand the principles of infection prevention and control, including policies, legislation, systems, and procedures.
  • Study from home at your own pace.
  • FREE access to the NCFE CACHE Alumni membership for two years.

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Course overview

This NCFE CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection qualification is ideal for anyone currently working in the health and social care sectors who want to learn more about the prevention and control of infection.

This course will cover the common sources of infection and how it is transmitted, as well as how you can manage the cleaning, decontamination, and waste management when it comes to infection control, including the use of personal protective equipment and cleaning schedules.



Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 70 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection qualification once you have successfully completed this course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Qualification number: 603/7262/X

Extra info


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

This course will take approximately 70 hours to complete. You will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection award.

Awarding body

NCFE is a leading provider of vocational and technical courses as well as an educational charity. With over 170 years of experience in providing an outstanding education experience, NCFE work with industry experts to create smarter solutions to the greatest learning needs.

They are one of the largest technical and vocational awarding bodies in the United Kingdom and their qualifications are awarded to thousands of people each year.

In 2015, CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health, and Education) became a part of NCFE.

NCFE CACHE Alumni membership

Once you have enrolled on your NCFE CACHE course, you will have access to the NCFE CACHE Alumni membership for two years. NCFE CACHE Alumni is a professional membership network for those who work in the care, health, and education industries, providing valuable resources and advice for your studies when working towards/with a NCFE CACHE qualification.


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