Infection Prevention & Control – QQI Level 5

Infection Prevention & Control – QQI Level 5


Monday 6.30pm-9.30pm 11 weeks

This module will help equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competency to prevent and control infection within their work area.

This QQI Level 5 Module gives you a starting point to further your knowledge in this area and will enhance other qualifications you may hold in this area.

Course Content

The participant will be competent in

    • Understanding basic principles of Infection
    • Having a knowledge of prevention and control
    • Understanding the importance of procedures to cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation procedures
    • Knowledge in or pertaining to blood viruses
    • Understanding of antibiotics
  • An in-depth knowledge of the importance of hand hygiene


  • Examination/assessment and portfolio based

Course Dates

  • October 4th, 11th, 18th
  • November: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
  • December: 6th, 13th, 20th

*There may be a slight variation in these dates.

Start Date

Monday 4th October @ 6.30pm



Examination fee of €20 is payable for non medical card holders for certification of the course.  If you have a valid medical card you will be exempt from the examination fee but a copy of this must be emailed on application to