Occupational Health & Safety - 5M5010
This course may be of interest to students who are considering pursuing a degree in Construction Technology which emphasis placed specifically on Occupational Health & Safety. It is also of particular relevance to those who have an interest in the renewable energy industry or for those who wish to progress to further study.
THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO
Prepare participants for entry to Higher Education Colleges eg IT Sligo
Gain practical competence in good work practices including adherence to health and safety procedures in the workplace.
Allow the learner to develop the ability to exercise initiative in construction technology.
Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied, or equivalent
Mature applicants welcome
Applicants whose first language is not English will require a competency as stated in our admissions policy here
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Anatomy & Physiology 5N0749
Renewable Energy Systems 5N4975
Work Experience 5N1356
Materials Science 5N1637
Building Construction 5N1570
Computer Applications 4N1112
Information Technology Skills 4N1125
Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.
QQI Level 5 Award in Construction Technology (5M5010)
How the course is taught
SligoCFE has developed a style of teaching to meet the needs of a diverse community of learners.
Whenever possible, we use a Learn-by-Doing approach to make the learning experience more realistic and enjoyable.
We provide learning supports that are tailored to meet the needs of individual learners.
Progression to Higher Education
Students who successfully complete the course may gain entry to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.
The most up-to-date information on Higher Education Links is located at the CAO website.
The following are the most relevant courses;
SG Institute of Technology Sligo
Please note that all QQI Further Education graduates who hold a major Level 5 or Level 6 award are eligible to apply for any IT Sligo programme through the CAO system.
LY Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200
QQI Examination Fees: €50
Safepass Course: €50 (Normally €120)
(One of the following exemptions may apply: (1) Medical Card Holders - €250 (2) BTEA - €200 (3) Grant - €200)
This is full-time one-year course and runs from September to May
For more information
Phone 071-9145480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A new National Common Awards System (CAS) is being introduced by QQI for Further Education and Training programmes. Sligocfe reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.