|Mode of study||Distance Learning|
|Duration||Please ring for details|
|Course code||PLR2ODL018 (2021)|
This course is designed for learners who wish to understand more about dementia and will be highly valuable to people who support those with the condition, in a personal or professional capacity.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this course, although it is expected that learners will be working – or intending to work– in a health-care setting. However, as this is a knowledge-based qualification, there is no requirement to demonstrate competence. As such, access to a health-care setting is not a requirement. Good numeracy and literacy skills are advantageous.
This course looks at the meaning and importance of infection control, as well as the causes of infections and the conditions in which they thrive and spread. It also outlines the methods used to prevent and control the spread of infection. The course comprises four mandatory units arranged into two modules: Unit 01: Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health-care settings Unit 02: Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health-care settings Unit 03: Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health-care settings Unit 04: Principles of infection prevention and control in a health-care setting
To pass this qualification, learners are required to complete two formal assessments (one after each module) which are submitted to us for marking
This course is currently being offered free of charge. If, however, the learner withdraws early without reason, a charge may be incurred to cover the cost of the supplied materials.
If you are interested in enrolling or would like further information, please contact the Distance Learning Team on 01743 342355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will advise you about the course, how to study, examinations and tutor support. Please note: course fees are payable at the time of your enrolment.
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Thank you for your enquiry about an application, now that term has started please ring the Admissions team on 01743 342346 for Vocational courses at London Road or 01743 260410 for A levels and Art courses based at English Bridge and Welsh Bridge and they will help you with your application. Voice messages can be left, please give clear details about contact numbers.