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Course Information:

Aim: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to work in a range of industry sectors independently in a supervisory capacity.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in your qualified area.

Duration: 6 days in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time.

Status: Elective Minor component

Credit Value: 15 credits of 120 credits required to achieve a major award in Management 6M4587

Programme Outcomes:

Some learning outcomes of the component include:

  1. Summarise the duties and responsibilities of a supervisory manager, to include reference to relevant policies and services in the chosen vocational or work environmentEvaluate up-to-date industry standards, guidelines and recommended practices that affect the work environment, to include the purpose and methods of supervision, the staff code of conduct, advantages and disadvantages of in-house and contract staff, and of membership of professional or trade associations, trade unions and/or a works committee
  2. Describe key steps required to recruit staff, to include pre-planning, methods to source and screen staff, use of an application form to shortlist candidates, and the benefits of a chosen approach
  3. Train staff, drawing on up-to-date industry standards in training using appropriate aids and supporting material, and assessing the suitability of individuals during the training session
  4. Carry out staff evaluations to include achievement of objectives, feedback on performance, identification of opportunities for personal development


Entry Requirement: Minimum of Level 5 certificate standard of education. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Portfolio/ Collection of work 40% Skills Demonstration 60% Learners will receive assignment briefs and guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: 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 6.

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  1. Catherina Kelly O' Gorman September 29, 2017 at 12:45 pm - Reply

    Hi just wondering where abouts in kilkenny course is being run? Also will it be held in kilkenny / Carlow again soon? Is there still availability on this course? Does all the money have to be paid up front.


  2. Joan October 26, 2017 at 8:49 pm - Reply

    Is this course held on week days, evening or week ends?

    • Barrow Training November 1, 2017 at 1:45 pm - Reply

      Hi Joan, email sent to you now 🙂

  3. Susanne Walsh o Neill March 29, 2018 at 10:13 am - Reply

    Hi could I have some info on date and cosy of course please ..thank you

    • Barrow Training March 29, 2018 at 2:58 pm - Reply

      Hi Suzanne, many thanks for your message. Email sent to you now!

  4. Sue Judge December 22, 2018 at 10:27 pm - Reply

    Can you tell me if you have the supervisory management course running in 2019 and if so can you send me time, dates & fee

  5. Tracy August 10, 2019 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    Hi is this course available online this year and what is the price please

  6. Mary Mulhall August 30, 2019 at 4:38 pm - Reply

    Hi im intrested in a supervisory management course i have a qqi level 5 as a health care assistant .A level 6 as a manual handling instructor im a siptu rep and a health and safety rep

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