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Infection, Prevention & Control 5N3734 | 13th Feb 2024

Course Name QQI Level 5 Infection Prevention and Control
Course Code 5N3734
Duration 34 Hours (evenings and Saturdays)
Location Online (Zoom) + Derrane, Roscommon
Module Status Optional
Accreditation QQI Level 5-Elective Module on the QQI Level 5 Major Award


Date Day Time VLE/In-house Total Hours
13th Feb Tuesday 6.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 4
20th Feb Tuesday 6.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 4
27th Feb Tuesday 7.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 3
5th Mar Tuesday 6.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 4
12th Mar Tuesday 6.00pm-10.00pm Online ZOOM 4
19th Mar Tuesday 6.00pm-9.00pm Online ZOOM Demo Prep 3
26th Mar Tuesday 6.00pm-9.00pm Online ZOOM 3
30th Mar Saturday 9.00am-4.00pm In-House Exam & Skills Demo 7
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews 34hrs

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Course Aim

This course is designed to equip learners with the required skills, knowledge and competence to prevent and control infection within their health services area.

Course Content

  • Important of Infection Control
  • Basic principles of infection control and application
  • Infection prevention and control in providing a safe environment
  • Role in the prevention of the spread of infection

Entry Level

  • QQI Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification and /or relevant life and work experience
  • Competent in spoken and written English

Progression Route

Learners who complete this module can progress towards the full QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339


  • Reflective record on Infection Prevention and Control (20%)
  • Skills demonstrations (40%)
  • Theory based examination (40%)

Course Delivery

  • Directed Learning
  • Zoom online Platform
  • Group Discussions/Interactions/Breakout Rooms
  • Work Experience/Simulated Work environment
  • Tutorials/One on one supported learning
  • Role Play
  • Self-Directed Learning

All training is delivered in a people-centered, friendly and enjoyable learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and competence in order to excel in their caring role.  Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background of in-depth knowledge and experience of the healthcare sector