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The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Programme






4 months

Mode of Delivery

Physical attendance

About the Programme

The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) programme allows health care professionals to gain knowledge and skills that will enable them to plan for and apply infection prevention and control standards and guidelines in various health care setups to provide a healthy environment for all clients.

This programme will allow students to receive a certificate in infection prevention and control in 4 months and gain up-to-date knowledge that are required in this at your workplace and appreciable for career progression.


This program is intended for healthcare workers and public health professionals, as it is focused on infection prevention and control.


Upon completion of this program, participants will:

  • gain the knowledge, the principles, and skills of infection prevention and control in accordance to national, regional, and international standards.
  • be able to apply the gained knowledge and skills, in clinical settings after completing the program.


The program consists of two courses:

  • IP6001: Infection Prevention and Control Principles
  • IP6002: Infection Prevention and Control in Action


Besides the theoretical approach, hands on and work integrated learning methods will be applied in this program as the learners will be allocated in a hospital to observe and demonstrate procedures that have been taught in the classroom and skill lab. Attendance is essential to apply the gained knowledge in the clinical setups. learners will be assigned to clinical instructors who will participate in evaluating their performance. The majority of the program entails learners undertaking authentic problem-based learning activities in the classroom and the hospital in order to effectively organize and carry out practical infection prevention and control principles.


The designed assessment strategy assures learning through   aligning the program learning outcomes to the assessment types. Those include and not limited to projects, participation in online forums, exams, clinical observations, portfolios, and presentations.


  • A certificate of completion will be awarded to learners upon their successful achievement of assessments.
  • At least 70% of an aggregate result is expected form the overall assessment items.


The program is of 200 notional hours that extends over four-month period of time:

  • IP6001: Infection Prevention and Control Principles

Course Dates: 22 Oct 2023 to 5 Dec 2023

Timing: 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Sun-Tues-Wed)

Venue: Bahrain Polytechnic Campus – Isa Town

  • IP6002: Infection Prevention and Control in Action

Course Dates: 24 Dec 2023 to 6 Feb 2024

Timing: (Sun-Tues-Wed)

Venue: Salmanya Hospital

BD 1468

BD 1,468 which is supported by Tamkeen.  100% fund if registered as a job seeker in the Ministry of Labour, or 50% fund if employed.

Entry Requirements:

– Must show proficiency in English (NQF Level 6)
– Must be health care professionals with minimum of associate degree level 7
– Worked at least for a year in a health care setting 



For further information:

 Tel: 17897323