Endoscope Decontamination

TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus


Course Name Endoscope Decontamination
Course Provider TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TA_SMEND_C
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Minor TU Dublin Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Online applications for our September courses are now open.

Key Dates:
Academic Year Begins: 02 September 2019
Teaching Commences (Winter Semester): 16 September 2019
Teaching Commences (Spring Semester): 27 January 2020
Academic Year Ends: 15 June 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Students apply directly to IT Tallaght
Please apply through www.it-tallaght.ie
Duration 1 Year

Course Timetable
The course consists of lectures which are delivered online and practical workshops (practical work 2-3 days towards the end of semester) which are carried out in IT-Tallaght. Normally the course is completed over a 2 semester period.
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Entry Requirements Under 23 applicants must have ordinary level Grade 06 or better in five subjects. The subject list must include either English or Irish. Ordinary level Mathematics Grade 06 or better is also a requirement to apply for year one of this course.

All applicants must have competence in written and spoken English.

Generally it is expected that the applicant will be working in hospitals or related areas.
Mature Applicants Mature students over 23 (on 1 January 2019) are eligible. Mature students may be interviewed as part of application procedure.
Course Content

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This course is designed for staff working in the endoscope decontamination areas of hospitals or related sectors.

Who is this course for?
This course was designed after extensive consultation for hospital staff working in endoscopy...

Subjects Taught Course Information
The following modules are studied on this program
Microbiology theory (online)
Microbiology Workshop (in TU Dublin Tallaght)
Biodecontamination – endoscopes (online)
Biodecontamination – workshop (in TU Dublin Tallaght)
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Participants on this program are typically employed in the Hospital or related sector. On successful completion of this Minor Award candidates may progress to complete the major award program Higher Certificate in Contamination Control and Asepsis for the Healthcare Sector.
Further Enquiries For further information – course specific
Please Contact: john.behan@it-tallaght.ie

For queries on the application process
Please contact LLL@it-tallaght.ie or phone the Lifelong Learning Team @ 01-4042101
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