What is it?

The objective of the RSPH Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention and Control is to cover the principles of infection control through application of the ‘chain of infection’ and the ‘standard infection control precautions’.

The purpose of this qualification is for learners to obtain a knowledge and understanding of; the importance of infection control and prevention, associated infectious and non-infectious hazards, good infection practice and controls based upon an awareness of the chain of infection and standard infection control precautions.

This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual and Qualification Wales.

Who is it for?

This qualification is for Special Procedures Practitioners either employed, self-employed or as practitioners managing a business. It is a valuable free standing qualification that is also suitable for apprentices and trainee practitioners engaged in other relevant vocational training and employment.

How do I apply?

For learners: see below for your nearest centre. Centres are listed alphabetically - to find the centre nearest to you, please use the location finder.

For current centres: if you are interested in delivering this qualification, please visit the Centre Area and register your interest. 

How do I become an RSPH-approved centre?
If you’re planning to deliver one of our qualifications, you will need to become a RSPH registered centre.

To become an approved centre and to gain qualification approval, please visit our Become a centre page.

Centres offering this qualification

2 centres offering this qualification

All distance

Meridian Court, North Road, Cardiff, CF14 3BE
Tel: 02920529002, Email: training@newlinkwales.org.uk, Website: https://www.newlinkwales.org.uk

25 Spring Vale Industrial Estate, Cwmbran, Torfaen, NP44 5BA
Tel: 01633 875929 , Email: rachel.richards@torfaen.gov.uk