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CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection

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Develop an in depth understanding of how to prevent and control infections on this Level 2 CACHE course, from home!

  • Understand the principles of infection prevention and control.
  • Know the causes and spread of infection.
  • Learn about cleaning, decontamination and waste management.
  • Explore local policies in relation to infection control.
  • Describe how risk assessments can help minimise the outbreak of infection.
  • Understand the difference between infection and colonisation.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course..

Save £1798 when you buy this course as a package

Save £1798 when you buy this course as a package

Course overview

Ideal for those working in any healthcare setting or those looking to start a career in healthcare.

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by email making it easier and hassle-free.

All the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months

Study Hours

Approximately 70 hours

Course Outcome

You will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Prevention and Control of Infection

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course


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This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

The course is designed to take around 70 hours of study time. You will have 1 year to complete your course, which is more than enough time.

This means you can work at your own pace – how fast you work through the course is completely up to you!

You will have no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with so you can spread your workload across the year, fitting your course around your busy schedule.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning. Students can choose to work from a study pack or online. As long as you have your course materials, you can study!

You will also have tutor support by email. You can start at any time.

Course Outcome

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

Awarding Body

CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK’s leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will be entitled to access the CACHE Alumni Membership for 2 years. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE industries, providing valuable resources and advice for professional studying towards/with a CACHE qualification.


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