Course Description

Safety and Health at Work QQI Level 5



Safety and Health at Work QQI Level 5 is a course run by Forus Training, Westmeath. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 7 weeks. Safety and Health at Work QQI Level 5 gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Safety and Health at Work QQI Level 5 at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Are you interested in learning about Safety and Health in the workplace? Forus Training’s Level 5 Safety and Health at Work course is starting on September 21st 2021.
Sign up today to gain this valuable QQI accredited qualification. This 7 week course will give you the knowledge and skills to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment. The course will be delivered through a blend of virtual sessions and self directed learning allowing you to learn at your own pace without compromising on vital trainer support.

Throughout this programme, you will discover how to;
  • Analyse the duties of employers and employees as specified in current Safety, Health and Welfare at work legislation,
  • Explore the role of communication and training in the promotion and provision of health and safety in the workplace,
  • Explain the causes, prevention, emergency procedures, reporting and recording of accidents and dangerous occurrences,
  • Investigate risk factors in relation to safety to include hazards, work environments, work practices, effectsof medication, drink and drugs,
  • Interpret a range of safety signs in the workplace,
  • Promote safe and healthy working practices in relation to oneself, others and the workplace.

 


Assessment

The course 5N1794 Safety and Health at Work is assessed in the following ways, with the following weighting;

  • Assignment 60%
  • Examination 40%.

Assignment 60%;

An assignment is an exercise carried out in response to a brief with specific guidelines as to what should be included. An assignment is usually of short duration and may be carried out over a specified period of time.

Examination 40%;

An examination provides a means of assessing a learner’s ability to recall and apply knowledge, skills and understanding within a set period of time and under clearly specified conditions. A theory-based examination assesses the ability to recall, apply and understand specific theory and knowledge.

 


Tutor Support

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning.

Learner Pack

  • When you enrol on a course, you will receive a printed learner pack from your trainer on the first session of the event.
  • This learner pack contains clear assessment instructions and comprehensive material to support you as you complete the course.
  • The pack will also include induction information as well as forms that you will complete during and at the end of your course.

Trainer Support

  • The trainer provides support to learners, including issuing feedback on draft work you will submit. Expect to wait up to 72 hours for a response by email from your trainer. Many of our trainers have full time jobs as well as training with us this means they will have up-to-date sector specific information, but also means that you need to allow a little time for them to get back to you. Our trainers are current with practice in the sector in which they work.
  • Trainers can, by appointment, make time available to you before or after class to answer your queries that cannot be covered in the session. They can also make an appointment with you to discuss your work on a telephone call.
The Safety and Health at Work QQI Level 5 course at Forus Training is listed in Courses.ie's national courses finder.
Training ProviderForus Training
Course LocationMullingar, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSafety and Health at Work
Course Start Date21st September 2021
Course End Date2nd November 2021
Course Duration7 weeks
Course TimeThe course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Course Fee250
Entry RequirementsThis course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfil some or one of the following criteria. Have completed the Leaving Certificate. and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Carear PathThis course leads to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Phone0449349400
Course Code5N1794
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