QQI Level 5 Infection Prevention and Control

Course Name QQI Level 5 Infection Prevention and Control
Course Code 5N3734
Duration 40 Hours (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

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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