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The qualification aims to develop understanding of the principles of decontamination to improve practical skills such as cleaning and waste management. It will expand on knowledge of health and safety and provide an insight of infection control and regulations such as RIDDOR and COSHH.
Your studies will include topics such as:
Please note - Although legislation has changed, some workplaces do still require employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid19. We would encourage you to take part in any vaccination programme recommended if you are working or volunteering in Social Care. Not having a vaccination may impact your ability to complete placement activities as part of your course due to the vulnerability of some clients you may work with.
If you think you may be medically exempt from the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination. Learners will need to provide evidence of an NHS Covid pass medical exemption. There is further guidance on how to apply for a medical exemption and prove you are unable to get vaccinated on the government website.
Throughout this qualification you will study the following units –
You will be required to undertake written assignments to cover knowledge and observations of working practice where applicable.
Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.
If you are aged 19 years or over on the 1st day of your course, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £27,295 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.
If you do not qualify for funding this course will cost you £406.
Please note that all fees are subject to change.
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