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
Who is this course for?
Course Modules
Learning Outcomes
Technical Requirements

Who Is This Course For?

Anyone working in a clinical setting and needs infection control training.

Please note: There is no need to complete the Level 1 Infection Control course first. We have included the level 1 content within this course!

Course Modules

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

  • Learning Outcomes

  • 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

  • Assessment

    You must gain a minimum of 75% in the end of module assessments in order to gain your certificate for this course. You can attempt the assessments as many times as you would like.


    This course is CPD Certified.

    Click to read more about our accredited courses.

    This course is also CSTF aligned.

    Technical Requirements

    Please make sure you are familiar with our technical requirements before commencing a course:

     Web browser: Google Chrome or Firefox. Some of our courses/elements of courses will not work on other internet browsers.

     Device: Although our courses work on any device connected to the internet, we recommend a desktop or laptop for optimal learning experience.

     Internet: You need to have an internet connection to access any of our online training courses.

     PDF Reader: Some of our courses come with PDFs and Word documents for download. You need to ensure that you have a PDF reader and word processor on your device to access these documents if you would like to download them.



  • Each of our courses comes with a certificate which you can use to demonstrate your knowledge to the world.
  • Some of our courses have assessments attached to them and you must achieve a certain mark to pass the assessment and gain your certificate.
  • The certificates are printable, and will be saved in your Care Academy profile where they will remain for as long as you keep your Care Academy account. For further information about downloading your certificate after you have exited a course, visit our Virtual Help Desk.

    Your certificate will be personalised with the name which you enter on completion of the course.
    • Name of the course completed
    • Date that the course was completed
    • Expiry date of certificate (where applicable)
    • Stamps of approval and/or accreditations
    • Learning outcomes of what you have learned during your training
    • Assessment score (only applicable for some courses)
    Example Certificate

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