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Infection Prevention and Control (QQI Level 5)

In response to the current urgent need for people qualified in Infection Prevention and Control, the LWETB Athlone Training Centre are now recruiting for our next intake into our online training programme in Infection Prevention and Control (QQI Level 5).

If you are presently working in the Health Care Sector this extremely popular and relevant course  is ideal for either upskilling refreshing your existing skill set.

Likewise, if you have a QQI Level 5 major award (or higher) or are you currently working towards a Level 5 major award in Healthcare Support Service Skills or Nursing Studies this course is an ideal programme for you.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and confidence to prevent and control infection within the health services area. This online learning with tutor support, means that students can study flexibly at home, while can gaining a nationally accredited qualification.

Course Content:

  • Our Immune System
  • Understanding Infection
  • Core Infection Control measures
  • HCAI or Healthcare Associated Infection
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Terminal cleaning
  • Disinfection &Decontamination
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waste Disposal
  • Staff Health and Immunisation
  • Food Safety
  • Uniform Policy

Anyone interested in enrolling for this programme or looking for further information email our recruitment team at or call us on 090-6424200.


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