Infection Prevention & Control QQI Level 5 (5N3734)

Frontline Training are delighted to market this course on behalf of Leinster Institute of Professional Development.

This three day course will cover the general principles of infection prevention and control – from practical hand washing techniques to the decontamination of equipment and management of exposure to blood-borne viruses – emphasising key roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals as well as highlighting what can happen as a result of mis-management and poor practice. The underlying thread of good communication and up to date, evidence-based policies and procedures will be evident.

Who should apply?
This programme will be of particular interest to healthcare professionals who have or may have in the future, clinical responsibility within their day-to-day role. This may include student nurses, already qualified nurses who need to update their knowledge and skill base due to the constant flow of information and forever emerging emerging evidence-based research, care workers in a supervisory capacity as well as nursing/care assistants who are, on occasion asked to support those in a clinical role in areas of medical management or work on (acute) infectious disease wards


Course Content
The course content is as per the FETAC Module Descriptor (5N3734).

There are three units of study:

Unit 1: Basic Microbiology
Unit 2: Principles of Infection Control –
Standard Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions
Unit 3: Healthcare Associated Infections
Unit 4: Health Management – Corporate and Individual Responsibility in relation to Infection Prevention and Control


This course will be delivered as part of the Nursing Studies Major Award commencing April 25th in the following venues :

  • Our Lady’s Parish Centre , Old Hill , Leixlip , Co.Kildare
  • Philip & Son Training Consultants Ltd.
    Unit D3, Southern Link Business Park,
    Newbridge Road, Naas, Co. Kildare

Can also be completed individually !

For further details on this course schedule please contact us:

Tel: +353 1 699 1028


This component is delivered as part of the Healthcare Support Major Award but can be completed individually for Just €299