Safety & Health at Work QQI Level 5

QQI Code: 5N1794

Award Type: Component Award

Award Level: Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications


Course Overview

This module is designed to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment. The module should be delivered in the context of the learner’s chosen vocational area.

Learners who successfully complete this module will:

- Understand the concepts of safety and health in the workplace

- Recognise the factors that influence health, safety and welfare

- Apply the principles and procedures of health and safety to their workplace

- Understand the importance of hazard identification and risk assessment

- Understand safe working practices and procedures

- Be familiar with core legislation in the area of safety, health and welfare in the workplace


Assessment: Assignment    60%

Examination (Theory-Based) 40%

Preferred entry level and entry requirements: Level 4 Certificate, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.

Note: Protection for Enrolled Learners is not required as this course is less than 3 months in duration.

Cost: €199

Course Date: To enquire about this course please call 01 8675214 or email