HABC Highfield Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection for the Workplace (RQF)

oQualification regulation and support

The Highfield Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection for the Workplace (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual. The qualification is also regulated by Qualifications Wales.

Qualification overview and objective

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and is aimed at anyone working in any industry needing to develop their underpinning knowledge of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in their workplace.

Entry requirements

To register for this qualification, learners must be at least 16 years of age.

Guidance on delivery

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 5 and of this 5 are recommended as guided learning hours.

TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming guided learning hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to a qualification as guidance.

Guidance on assessment

This qualification is assessed by a 25-question multiple-choice test which will be externally marked by Highfield. Successful learners must achieve a minimum pass mark of 17 correct answers (68%).

The examination is graded as pass or fail.


Course Fees £375.00

Maximum Delegates 12

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