Certificate in Health and Safety Representation (Online)

  • Course Fact File
  • Course Code N/A
  • Duration 12 weeks
  • Credits 10
  • NFQ Level 6

Course Summary

This Minor Certificate Award in Safety and Health Representation is specifically designed to provide Safety Representatives with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform their function effectively and complies with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) Guidelines on Safety Representatives and Safety Consultation.

Programme/Course Structure

This course is a 12 week course delivered through online lectures and resource materials which are available 24/7 to the learner. Assessments are completed online during the course with progress closely monitored and supported by the academic team. Typically lectures occur online one evening per week for approximately two hours, with opportunities to ask questions and interact similar to a real classroom experience. Alternatively the live recordings can be accessed for repeat viewing at any time. Participants require a broadband service to access the material and participate on the course.

This course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the only Chartered body for health and safety practitioners and the world’s largest health and safety professional membership organisation.

Springboard+ 2020 Approved Course: A limited number of places are available on the Springboard+ 2020 programme.  If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at www.springboardcourses.ie

Key Course Information

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2021

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be qualified to act as a Health and Safety Representative.

Further Study

Holders of this minor award in Health and Safety Representation will be eligible for a module exemption on the Level 6 Higher Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Online (120 credits)

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Course Format

Semester 1

Health and Safety Representation10