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Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services

 

 

The VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and nail services is a knowledge-based qualification aimed at beauty therapists and nail technicians, who need to understand the COVID-19 infection prevention methods required in order to maintain high levels of health and safety in the provision of their services to clients,

 

This qualification is informed by national and international guidelines to COVID-19.

Learners must achieve the mandatory unit:

  • Infection prevention (COVID-19) for beauty therapy and nail services.

 

Learning Outcomes

Throughout this qualification, learners will develop knowledge on the importance of social responsibility, the causes, transmission and effects of COVID-19, and the methods used to control transmission, such as correct hand hygiene and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

They will also gain an understanding of the safe working practices required in order to protect themselves and their clients.

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners progress to further qualifications within their chosen discipline with an understanding of the role of infection prevention in relation to COVID-19.

It also provides learners with personal growth and engagement, as the infection prevention techniques covered, such as hand hygiene, are applicable to everyday life.

To be awarded the Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services Learners must achieve the mandatory unit.

 

 

Entry

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that learners must have prior to undertaking this qualification.

 

Opportunities for Progression

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare learners to progress to further qualifications within their discipline with an understanding of the role of infection prevention in relation to COVID-19.

 

 

Assessment

The assessment method for this qualification is an external assessment.

External Theory Examination

The theory examination will be set and marked by VTCT (ITEC). The theory exam will consist of multiple-choice questions. Questions will cover all learning outcomes within the mandatory unit.

The pass mark for the theory exam will be 70%

The minimum TQT required to achieve this qualification is 5

 

Course Duration

5 hours 10 am to 2 pm and 1 Hour study

 

Fee

€125.00

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