Level 2 Infection Control

  • CSTF Aligned
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 1 hour
Advance your knowledge of infection control in clinical healthcare settings with our online course.
Care Certificate
Our level 2 Infection Control course is aimed at those working in a clinical healthcare role. The course is CSTF aligned. This course covers the theory requirements for standard 15 of the Care Certificate.
  • Modules: 4
  • Exams: 1

What's included?

  • 10 videos
  • 1 PDF
  • 1 self-led presentation
  • 2 quizzes
  • 1 assessment

  1 certificate of learning


No need to complete the Level 1 Infection Control course first. We have included the level 1 content within this course!

Course Aims

  • Understand how individuals can contribute to infection prevention and control
  • Understand standard infection prevention and control precautions
  • Recognise when personal fitness to work may pose a risk of infection to others
  • Understand what is meant by the term 'Healthcare Related Infection'
  • Understand the chain of infection
  • Understand the 3 levels of decontamination and everyone's roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how to carry out a risk assessment for infection control
  • Understand alert and notifiable diseases and the risks they pose
  • Understand how to safely manage a service user with alert organisms

Course Modules

  • Hand Hygiene
  • Infection Prevention and Control Precautions
  • Risk AssessmentInfection Control in Healthcare


This course has 1 assessment. You must gain a minimum of 75% in the assessment in order to pass the course. You have unlimited attempts to pass each assessment. This is a theoretical course, which may, depending on your place of work and role, require practical follow up in your workplace.

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