Safety & Health At Work 5N1794 | 29 Mar – 17 Apr 2021

Course Name QQI Level 5  Safety and Health at Work
Course Code 5N1794
Duration 34 Hours (evenings and Saturdays)
Location Derrane, Roscommon + Online (Zoom)
Module Status Mandatory
Accreditation QQI Level 5

Following HSE guidelines RSG has implemented suitable appropriate control measures placed to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection:

  • Social distancing 2 metre (6 feet) space between you and other people
  • Provision of PPE
  • Provision of Hand Sanitiser
  • Provision of face masks


Date Day Time Blended Learning Total Hours
29 Mar Mon 06:00 PM INTRO In Class FLC 4
31 Mar Wed 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
06 Apr Tue 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
09 Apr Fri 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
10 Apr Sat 10:00 AM In Class FLC 7
12 Apr Mon 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
14 Apr Wed 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
16 Apr Fri 07:00 PM Online Zoom 3
17 Apr Sat 10:00 AM EXAMS 5
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews 34

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Course Aim

The course is designed is to equip the learner with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in the working environment and most particularly in the care environment for our learners

Course Content

  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Identification hazards
  • Risk assessment and control measures
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Health Promotion
  • Accident prevention in the Workplace

Entry Level

  • QQI Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification and /or relevant life and work experience
  • Competent in spoken and written English

Progression Route

Learners who complete this module can progress towards the full QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339


  • Assignment on the duties of a Care Worker in maintaining a Safe Working Environment (60%)
  • Theory based examination (40%)

Course Delivery

All training is delivered in a people centred, friendly and enjoyable learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and competent in order to excel in their caring role.  Training is delivered using a variety of methodologies involving class tuition, group discussions and role play. Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background in-depth knowledge and experience of the Healthcare sector.

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