Infection, Prevention & Control 5N3734 | 26 Feb-22 Mar 2021

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

Following HSE guidelines RSG has implemented suitable appropriate control measures placed to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection:

  • Social distancing 2 metre (6 feet) space between you and other people
  • Provision of PPE
  • Provision of Hand Sanitiser
  • Provision of face masks


Date Day Time Blended Learning Total Hours
26 Feb Fri 06:00 PM CLASS INTRO ZOOM 4
01 Mar Mon 06:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
03 Mar Wed 07:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
05 Mar Fri 07:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
08 Mar Mon 07:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
10 Mar Wed 07:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
12 Mar Fri 07:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
15 Mar Mon 07:00 PM Online ZOOM 3
20 Mar Sat 09:00 AM SKILLS DEMOS 7
22 Mar Mon 07:00 PM EXAM RSG 2
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

All training is delivered in a people centred, friendly and enjoyable learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and competent in order to excel in their caring role.  Training is delivered using a variety of methodologies involving class tuition, group discussions and role play. Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background in-depth knowledge and experience of the Healthcare sector.

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