Health and Safety at Work

Additional Information


Course Details

Topics covered include: 

  • Legislation 
  • Accidents 
  • Hazards 
  • Risk Assessments 
  • Chemical Control Strategies 
  • Machine Hazards 
  • Ergonomics 
  • Manual Handling 
  • Health Promotion 
  • Emergency Planning 
  • Fire-Related issues 
  • Safety signs 
  • First Aid Kit 
  • Infection Control. 


The duration for this course is 4 days either consecutively or 1 Day per week for 4 weeks. The program is instructor led and classroom based, however home study is required would be advisable in preparation for the exam. 


  • This course is assessed through a combination of assignment and exam based. 

  • 60% Assignment
  • 40% Theory/Exam

  • Students taking this module will have to sit an examination (€50.00)  that is normally held at our centre in Dublin but arrangements can be made in outside  centres around the country. This can be paid before exam dates and is  not required upon enrollment.
  • As part of our quality assurance, student assessment work will be  marked by an Internal Assessor, validated by a Verifier with an  independent QQI External Authenticator to complete the process.