Safety Health & Welfare at Work

University College Cork


Course Name Safety Health & Welfare at Work
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-CFSHWW
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment CLOSING DATE: 28th August 2020
Application Date START DATE September 2020
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Duration 1 year part-time

Course Practicalities
Lectures/workshops will be scheduled Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) from mid-September 2019 to end May 2020. When there is a tutorial being delivered lectures will be 6.00pm - 10.00pm. Full day workshops will also be held on Saturdays every 8 weeks. The programme is wholly assessed via continuous assessment.

Course Fee €2,500

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements Applicants must:

Be at least 21 years of age by 1 January of the year of application.
Hold a Leaving Certificate (or equivalent qualification)/QQI Level 5 qualification

Have a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience as deemed appropriate by the programme Academic Director.
English language requirement: if your first language is not English, you must have attained IELTS Level 6 or the equivalent TOEFL score.
Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
As health and safety is a statutory imperative for all organisations, employers must continuously update their employees’ knowledge and skills in this field to ensure compliance. The Certificate in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The programme offers a broad introduction to key topics relating to the practice of health and safety in the workplace, including:

Key health and safety legislation and regulations;
Means of reducing the risk of injury and damage to people and pr...

Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Graduates of this programme will be competent in the practice of health and safety in the workplace and will be well placed to take up health and safety representative roles in their respective organisations. Successful graduates of this programme will also be eligible to apply to progress to the level 8 Higher Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work should they wish to pursue a career as a Health and Safety Officer.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Programme Coordinator: Ann Marie Atkins
+ 353 21 490 4740

Programme Administrator: Karen O Shea
+ 353 21 490 4708
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