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Certificate in Health and Safety (Manufacturing Industry)

Course Points
30
Course Duration
1 Year (2 semesters)
Course Level
Level 6
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
21st September 2020

Two great reasons to consider this course

  • FREE COURSE - Springboard Funded
  • This programme is structured to facilitate those working in the Manufacturing Industry who wish to obtain knowledge and skills in health and safety.

Course Summary

This Springboard+-funded programme is aimed at employees in the manufacturing industry who require knowledge on how to manage occupational safety and health risks in the Manufacturing Industry.

Important notice about this course

NOW ENROLLING FOR SEPTEMBER

This course is supported by Springboard+. You can find more information on Springboard by clicking here.

This course is of particular interest to those who may wish to undertake safety officer roles in their companies and is designed for those working in the manufacturing sector, who would like to study on a part-time basis.

This course is of particular interest to those who may wish to undertake safety officer roles in their companies. This programme will have a strong collaboration with pharmaceutical and food industries and other manufacturing sectors, in the form of guest speakers and site visits and is designed for those working in the manufacturing sector, who would like to study on a part-time basis.

This programme was developed in collaboration with ABP Food Group and is structured to facilitate those working in the Manufacturing Industry who wish to obtain knowledge and skills in health and safety.

This is predominately an online course, with two face-to-face days timetabled for each module throughout each semester. Each face-to-face day will be structured to facilitate 2 hours of contact per module each day.

Due to the blended learning delivery within this course students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course. Basic IT skills essential.

Please note that these arrangements may be subject to changes due to the Covid-19 situation. 

Graduates from the Certificate in Health and Safety (manufacturing Industry) will have professional skills and knowledge in health and safety that will allow them to manage occupational health and safety risks in their companies.

It will equip with the skills to pursue safety officer roles in their companies. Graduates could also seek further education qualifications in the health and safety field.

FREE via the Springboard scheme.

Applicants should have a minimum qualification at QQI Level 5 or Leaving Certificate qualification.

Applicants who do not have a Level 5 qualification will be considered on prior relevant experience and may be interviewed.

Applicants for whom English is not their first language must have English level of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

To apply for this programme via the Springboard+ scheme, you must meet the eligibility criteria (click to read) in addition to the minimum entry criteria listed above. 

This Level 6 programme is specifically targeted at general operatives with experience in the manufacturing industry.

Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science)
Phone: +353 429370200
Email: geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie

Dr. Breda Brennan (Head of Department of Agriculture, Food and Animal Health)
Phone: +353 42 9370 200
Email: breda.brennan@dkit.ie

Sara Farrell (Lifelong Learning Centre)
Phone: +353 (0)42 9370291
Email: springboard@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_NAHES_6
Level 6
Duration 1 Year (2 semesters)
Credits 30
Places 20
School School of Health & Science
Department Agriculture, Food and Animal Health
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees FREE via the Springboard scheme
Starting Date 21st September 2020
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How to Apply

You can enrol online for this course today via Springboard by clicking the button below. Please ensure to upload copies of your certified education.

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If you have any questions about applying for this course, please contact springboard@dkit.ie