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QQI Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)

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The programme is aimed at those in organisations with responsibilities for training staff in Safety and Health. It is for organisations with a need for safety inspectors, fire wardens, or similar. 

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6 weeks, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

WMC

Session information

Sessions

Session 1
09:00 - 17:00
6 weeks
    • €1,295.00 incl.
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    Description

    This programme is designed for learners who, by their own choice or under the guidance of an employer, have identified a need for knowledge on Safety and Health at Work in their respective businesses in Ireland. This coursecovers; legislation, the role of the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), communication and training of health and safety, safety statements, housekeeping, emergency procedures, fire safety, diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and many more appropriate topics. It will be taught by one tutor, to between four and sixteen students in each course. The assessment will consist of one examination and two assignments.  

     

    All learners who wish to enrol on a programme of study at WMC must satisfy the relevant minimum entry requirements for the programme and must be fluent in written and spoken English. Details of programme specific minimum requirements are available on the WMC website at www.wmcgalway.com 

    Minimum class size is 6 and maximum is 15, with the first intake being in Q2 2022.  Learners will be supported through the provision of a company Learner Handbook, and course material.  Additional supports will be provided to learners when unexpected events occur.   

     

    Course material: Course material will include handouts, specially prepared with the Purpose and Learning Outcomes in mind.  Adult learning methodologies will include instruction, group discussion, case studies, quizzes/tests; teaching style will be facilitatory/inclusive of learners’ needs & experiences. 

     

    Assessment: The assessment will consist of one examination and two assignments. 

     

    Learning Outcomes: By the end of this course, learners will be equippedwith the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment.  They will be able to perform their current responsibilities more effectively, to manage new responsibilities and to ensure that a higher standard of health and safety in their workplace exists, leading to a reduction in accidents and injuries. 

     

    Other education and training pathways: Learners will be eligible to access other further education opportunities provided by WMC or other further education and training pathways. Specific pathways for upskilling through WMC include: Training Needs Identification and Design 6N3325, Training Delivery and Evaluation 6N3326, Supervisory Management 6N4329, Team Leadership 6N1948, Project Management 6N4090, Manual Handling Instruction 6N0233. 

    Prerequisites

    All learners who wish to enrol on a programme of study at WMC must satisfy the relevant minimum entry requirements for the programme and must be fluent in written and spoken English. Details of programme specific minimum requirements are available on the WMC website at www.wmcgalway.com