Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  • Have the knowledge and skills to manage Occupational Safety and Health in the workplace.

  • To communicate safety and health information in the workplace.


Who should attend?

Anyone who needs to acquire general information on health and safety at work.


Preferred Entry Level and Entry Requirements

  • A good knowledge of English
  • A QQI (Formerly FETAC) Level 4 Certificate, a Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification(s) and/or relevant life and work experience.
  • There are no special entry requirements.



5 Days. Evenings Can Be Arranged.


Maximum Number of Candidates 

12 Per Trainer


Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Risk AssessmentsManaging SafelyManual Handling and Ergonomics
  • Fire and Emergency Management
  • Accident and Illness Causation and Investigation
  • Promote Health and Safety Work Practices
  • Human Factors
  • Environmental Factors
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences
  • Workplace Machinery
  • Accident Investigation and Reporting
  • Exam and Assignment Based Assessment



  • This course is a QQI (Formerly FETAC) Level 5 Component Certificate.
  • The course counts as 1 credit towards QQI (Level 5) Certificates. It is a recognised module within the National Framework of Qualifications.


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