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What opportunities will this course give me?

About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.

What will I be learning?

Principles of the causes and spread of infection in health care settings.
• Principles of the importance of personal hygiene and health in the prevention and control of infection in health care settings.
• Principles of decontamination, cleaning and waste management in health care settings.
• Principles of infection prevention and control in a health care setting.

How will my learning be enhanced?

When you start the online course, you will be given a set of high quality resources to support your learning; these will be yours to keep as a reference following your time at Eastleigh. You'll finish with a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification, which will not only strengthen your CV but allow you to extend your learning further still in higher level studies.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

Eastleigh is a respected, esteemed provider of remote learning courses. We've been successfully delivering them for years, meaning we now boast an unparalleled teaching model for students across the country and beyond. You'll have support from the very best industry experienced staff; they will be on hand throughout the entirety of the course to guide both your learning and your onwards learning or career following the course. The beauty of these programmes is that you can take part in a way that fits around your life, channelling all your newly acquired knowledge straight into use within your current position.

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