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

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.