Course Content

  • Understand the purpose and principles of infection control and the procedures
  • Understand how regulations inform policy and practice
  • Understand roles, responsibilities, principles and processes in relation to cleaning, decontamination and waste management
  • Understand the role of risk assessments
  • Learn the importance of maintaining a clean environment
  • Learn the sterilisation process
  • Learn how to safely handle laundry
  • Learn how to safely handle sharps


Full course title

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings

How Learners use this course

This qualification is part of our provision available to our FE partners. If you are a learner looking to enrol on a course, you can see our full list of courses available directly to learners here.