QQI Level 5 Infection Prevention and Control

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

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 in a face-to-face setting
  • Directed learning via Virtual Classroom (blended Learning) on online Zoom Platform
  • Group Discussions/Interactions/Breakout Rooms
  • Work Experience/Simulated Work environment
  • Tutorials/One on one supported learning
  • Role Play
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Problem-Based 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 to excel in a caring role.  Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background and in-depth knowledge and experience of the healthcare sector including competency with blended learning model of delivery.