Infection Prevention and Control QQI Level 5 (Blended)

Wed 6.30 – 9.30 pm • Duration: 12 weeks

Tuition Fee:        €180
Start Date:   Wednesday 25th September 2024

This compulsory blended learning module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to prevent and/or manage outbreaks of infection and to recognize their role in the prevention of infection in a health care setting

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It also aims to facilitate the learner to develop an understanding of the importance of infection prevention and control in the provision of a healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Entry Requirements:

Students must currently be in a hospital/nursing home/care setting to complete this module. Simulated skills demonstration may be provided in the college for learners not on work placement

Course Delivery

This course is delivered through a blended learning approach (classroom / online)

• Students must have basic IT Skills.
• Access to the use of a laptop/PC/tablet/smart phone
• Google Chrome is the recommended browser
• Good internet connection.

Important Information

The approach to delivery may have to be adjusted at short notice moving to online depending on advice from the Government.  Refunds will NOT BE given if classes have to move online from the classroom.  Please ensure that you have access to a device to support your learning and you are comfortable to move online.


Skills Deno          40%

Learner Record 20%

Examination       40%

Tuition Fee:        €180

Accreditation:     QQI Minor Award in Infection Prevention and Control 5N3734

Start Date:    Wednesday 25th September 2024