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COURSE INFORMATION:

Aim: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to design safety and risk management strategies, supervise implementation and to evaluate workplace safety policies.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in safety management.

Duration: 5 days in a classroom setting

Status: Minor component

Credit Value: 15 credits

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES:

There are many learning outcomes some of which will enable the learners to:

  1. Evaluate the influence of a range of factors in the creation of a safe workplace environment, including work practices, safety policies, work culture, working environment, training and human factors
  2. Appraise current health and safety legislation in relation to the role and key responsibilities of stakeholders, at all levels of an organisation
  3. Explain the legal responsibilities of stakeholders in relation to duty of care, tort of negligence, provision of resources, health surveillance and safety statements
  4. Evaluate the key characteristics of a safety statement
  5. Evaluate the key principles of risk management
  6. Assess the positive benefits of a workplace safety culture
  7. Evaluate the use of a range of risk controls to include reduction, referral, removal and retention
  8. Appraise the key principles of ergonomics
  9. Design an induction training programme in relation to safety awareness at work

OTHER INFORMATION:

Entry Requirement: Minimum Level 5 standard of education. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Project 70% Examination Theory 30%. Learners will receive guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified professionals.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement at Level 5 & 6.

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