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Infection Control - Employability

Course ID: 170388

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • This course is suitable for people aged 19 and over looking to improve their knowledge of infection control.
  • The course is delivered fully online at a time to suit your other commitments.
  • It can be completed in as little as 8 weeks.
  • The course if free of charge to adults who meet eligibility criteria.

What to expect from the course

About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is a really important part of providing high-quality care, especially as some life-threatening infections can spread easily within care environments.

In this course, you will gain the skills you need to tackle the risk of infection in your workplace. The course covers procedures and regulations surrounding infection control, as well as the importance of maintaining a clean environment. As of 2020 this course has been updated to include knowledge of Covid-19.

Students will study the principles of the causes and spread of infection in healthcare settings, the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in healthcare settings, decontamination, cleaning and waste management in healthcare settings and infection prevention and control in a healthcare setting.


On successful completion of the qualification you will have achieved an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Prevention & Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course you must be aged 19+, have at least a Level 1 English, good IT Skills and access to a PC or laptop.

If you would like more information please email and one of the team will get back to you.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over.
If you are unemployed or earning less than £31,600 a year? You may qualify to join this course for free.
To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for23/24 is 811.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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