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Infection Control QLS Level 3

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Do you want to develop your knowledge around infection control and enhance your career? Then this Infection Control QLS Level 3 course could be perfect for you.

  • Develop your knowledge of the causes and spread of infection.
  • Understand the principles of personal hygiene and health, including the protective equipment required.
  • Study from home at your own pace.

Course overview

This Infection Control QLS Level 3 course delves into the fascinating realm of infection prevention and control at an advanced level.

In today’s ever-evolving world, understanding and effectively managing infection is crucial. Whether you are seeking to expand your knowledge for personal development or aiming to enhance your professional skills in healthcare, hospitality, or any other industry, this course is designed to equip you with the expertise needed to excel in infection control practices.

During this course, we will explore advanced concepts and best practices in infection control. From understanding the principles of microbiology to implementing robust infection prevention strategies, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how infections spread and effective measures to mitigate their impact.

You will delve into topics such as risk assessment, decontamination procedures, outbreak management, and the importance of effective communication in preventing spread of infections.

By examining case studies and analysing real-life scenarios, you will develop the skills and confidence needed to assess and implement infection control measures in diverse environments.

What next?

What next?

Upon completion of this Infection Control QLS Level 3 course, you could develop your knowledge further by studying another one of our health and safety courses.

Here are some job roles within the infection control industry:

  • Infection control nurse/practitioner
  • Infection preventionist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Infection control officer/coordinator
  • Sterile processing technician
  • Healthcare environmental services manager
  • Public health inspector
  • Infectious disease specialist
  • Infection control consultant

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a certificate of achievement in Infection Control Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

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.

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 duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive a certificate of achievement in Infection Control Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme. You will also receive a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course.

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality course materials. This Quality Licence Scheme endorses high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.


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