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MQF/EQF LEVEL 4 AWARD IN

prevention and control of infectious diseases

About this course

Managing and controlling the risk of infection can be a matter of life and death. This course is intended to familiarise the participants with the sources of microorganisms and how infectious bacteria transfer between hosts. Participants will learn regarding the appropriate control measures to prevent transmission from occurring and ensure everyone’s welfare.

Course Information

Course Title Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
Course Type Award
Qualification Framework Level MQF/EQF Level 4
Programme Duration 1 Months (Full-Time)
Placement Hours 4 Hours
Mode of Attendance Full Time
Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face Lectures
Total ECTS Credits 3 ECTS
Course Language English
Location Triq il-Ghadam, Birkirkara, CBD 1060, Malta
  • Aged 16+ upon entry of course
  • Communicate using oral and written English
  • Minimum school leaving certificate
  • Clean Police Conduct
  • Copy of ID card or Passport

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 240

For information about funding schemes click here.

Learning Outcomes for Knowledge obtained at the end of the programme:

The learner will be able to:

  1. Collaborate with colleagues to demonstrate teamwork skills reflective of the inter-professional working relationships found within healthcare and community care settings.
  2. Deal with and control an outbreak of infections and disease within community care and healthcare settings.

There is only one module in this course which is intended to familiarise the participants with the sources of microorganisms and how infectious bacteria transfers between hosts.

Learning Hours:

  • Contact hours: 15
  • Supervised placement hours: 4
  • Self-study hours: 42
  • Assessment hours: 14

Ongoing

The course will commence on 22nd August 2023

Every Tuesdays and Thursdays
5:00PM-8:30PM

International students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

Non-EU/ Non-EEA Applicnts need to apply for a Student Visa before they travel to Malta. We can help guide you on this process.  Learn More.

  • Staff mentors
  • Care supervisor
  • Care coordinator
  • Nursing assistants
  • Non-care administrative roles
  • Support worker
  • Nursing home assistant
  • Senior care worker
  • Team leader
  • Independent living advisor
  • Aged care worker
  • Nurse practitioner

Age Group: 16+

Existing professionals or newbies who may want to further their career in elderly care/sector can amplify their skills and knowledge of this topic with our accredited short course in Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Award, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career path.

This Course will be assessed through the submission of:

  • Written Assignment (50%)
  • Case Study (50%)

This course is accredited and licensed by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).

The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) is responsible for fostering the development and achievement of excellence in Further and Higher education in Malta through effective licensing, accreditation, quality assurance, research, and recognition of programmes of study, established under the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF)

Licence Number: 2019-010

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