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Aim: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to appreciate the importance of workplace safety. It is designed to develop skills in handling workplace items and safety equipment safely and effectively.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work safely in the workplace

Duration: 4 days in a classroom setting

Status: Minor component

Credit value: 15 credits


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

  1. Identify the various work areas, hazardous equipment, protective clothing or personal protection, specific to work areas in a business using appropriate terminology
  2. Identify fire exits, assembly points and emergency exits in the workplace, entry and exit points, and Health and Safety signage in each workplace area
  3. Explain the importance of correct procedures for fire drills, accidents and emergencies
  4. Explain the importance of protective clothing to minimise injuries and accidents in the workplace
  5. Discuss a range of fire safety equipment in the workplace to include uses of various types of fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems, and smoke alarms
  6. Discuss the legislation governing Health and Safety in all workplaces to include employers and employees responsibilities
  7. Explain a Health and Safety statement and its importance for the workplace
  8. Identify Health and safety officials in the workplace


Entry Requirement: Minimum Level 3 standard of education. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Portfolio/Collection of Work 100%. 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 4 & 5.

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  1. Mary Kenny August 13, 2019 at 1:25 pm - Reply

    Hi I’m looking for a quote for workplace safety training fro 10 participants

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