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Programme Details
Programme Name
Safety and Health at Work QQI Level 5, 5N1794
Programme Code
Programme Aim
To equip learners with the knowledge, skill and competency to achieve a QQI Level 5 in Safety and Health at Work 5N1794. Our trainers are highly qualified with a vast background of experience, are educated to degree level and hold a training qualification. There will be a particular emphasis on the learner maintaining safety and health in a work environment. They should be able to identify challenges and be able to comfortably solve them, both independently and within a group. Progression for successful learners will be to other programmes leading to other certificates where this component is mandatory or an elective requirement.
5 Days
Credit Value
15 Credits
Any Major Award
Specific Entry/Access and Exemptions Requirements
A learner seeking entry to a programme leading to awards at level 5 does not need a previous formal qualification. HCT would highly recommend that learners have achieved some certification at Level 4 or have relevant work/ life experience
QQI Level 5 in Safety and Health at Work
60% Assignment and 40% Examination
Programme Content
  • Understand the role of the HSA and current legislation that effect employees and employers
  • Be capable of completing risk assessments and completing action points and control measure
  • Accident investigation and reporting to include causes, prevention emergency procedures, reporting and record
  • Understand and investigate safety statements and safety manuals
  • Health and Safety management measures
  • Fire hazards, their source and the requirement for the fire prevention controls
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