The course covers the following topics:
- The Health and Safety Authority
- Hazard identification, risk assessment and control measures
- Health and Safety management
- Accidents in the workplace
- Manual Handling
- Workplace Hazards
- Health Promotion
Learners will be assessed through written assignments that demonstrate the students understanding and application of a range of specific learning outcomes and also a theory-based examination.
On successful completion of this course, the student will be awarded a QQI Level 5 (Component) Certificate in Safety and Health at Work 5N1794. Safety and health at work is a compulsory module for Healthcare Support 5M4339 and an optional module for Nursing Studies 5M4325.
- Care Support
- Care of the Older Person
- Occupational First Aid