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Safety and Health at Work 5N1794 QQI/FETAC Level 5
This course covers all the aspects of occupational safety and health. It is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in their working environments.
Learners will be able to apply the principles and procedures of health and safety, through an understanding of hazard identification and risk assessment process.
This course will provide the learner with the modern approaches on how to include health and safety into management systems as well as how to manage and control common hazards and risk management. Learners will become very familiar with the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and associated regulation
The module will be delivered in the context of the learner’s chosen vocational area.

Who should apply:

All Personnel
Learners who successfully complete this module will:

1.  Understand the concepts of safety and health

2.   Recognise the factors that influence health, safety and welfare

3.   Apply the principles and procedures of health and safety to the workplace

4.   Understand the importance of hazard identification and risk assessment

5.   Promote safe working practices and procedures

6.   Be familiar with core legislation in the area of safety, health and welfare.


 Assessment Technique:    

Assignment 1.  30%       Assignment 2.  30%    Exam 70%

The grading of the QQI/FETAC component is as follows:

Pass   - 50-64%          Merit   -   65-79%         Distinction  -  80-100%

G Training Centre, Gorey
Costing: €200 (including Administration Fee)          This price does not include QQI/FETAC Certification Fees

Duration: 10 - 12 weeks            Start Date: 23rd September 2014          Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Component certification:
Following successful completion Kilmuckridge Centre of Further Education will offer a QQI/ FETAC Level 5 component in Safety and Health at Work 5N1794 QQI/FETAC which is a Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
Learner Progression
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794 QQI/FETAC is a component of Healthcare Support 5M4339 QQI/FETAC Level 5 Major Award.

Learners who successfully complete this programme may use the associated credits as a stand-alone qualification or as one component of a Major Award, with a view to moving up to the next level.

Additional Information
All training is delivered in a friendly and comfortable training centre with experienced and dedicated tutors focusing on ensuring each trainee is given every opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities in order to excel in their caring role.


To view more information in relation to the specific learning outcomes of this component please see the full Component Specification which is available on the QQI/FETAC website.
To find out if the above component is currently scheduled please visit our Course Schedule page.


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