Level 2 Hygiene in Health and Social Care


Level 2 Award in Hygiene in


Health and Social Care 


This qualification is designed as an introduction to hygiene, ensuring that vulnerable people are not exposed to unnecessary risks.


Why is this training important? 

Following the Department of health code of practice, everyone involved in care provision needs the adequate training to tackle the risk of Health Care Acquired infection (HCAI)


Who needs this qualification? 

Employees who have already received basic health and safety training and would benefit from additional focused training in hygiene hazards and controls. This would include careers and others who provide cleaning and support services in a broad range of contexts such as hospitals, care homes and within a clients own home.


Learning Outcomes 

  • Define the terminology used in good hygiene practice

  • Discuss the concepts of hygiene hazards and how the risks can be controlled

  • State the importance of good personal hygiene

  • Recognise the need for high standards of hygiene and the importance of cleaning

  • Demonstrate the procedure for effective hand washing and use of hand gel


Course Facts 


Half day programme


Multiple choice exam

Ofqual Accredited 





£55 per person+VAT