Course Description

Safety Management QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom

Forus Training

Are you interested in studying Safety Management? Forus Training’s Level 6 Safety Management course is starting on September 7th 2022 for €380.
In this 8 week course, learners will be equipped with the knowledge, skill and competence to design safety and risk management strategies, supervise implementation and to evaluate workplace safety
Or start TODAY with our Self Paced option! Click here for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…


  • Evaluate the influence of a range of factors in the creation of a safe workplace environment, including work practices, safety policies, work culture, working environment, training and human factors,
  • Appraise current health and safety legislation in relation to the role and key responsibilities of stakeholders, at all levels of an organisation,
  • Explain the legal responsibilities of stakeholders in relation to duty of care, tort of negligence, provision of resources, health surveillance and safety statements,
  • Evaluate the key characteristics of a safety statement,
  • Evaluate the key principles of risk management,
  • Assess the positive benefits of a workplace safety culture,
  • Evaluate the use of a range of risk controls to include reduction, referral, removal and retention,
  • Appraise the key principles of ergonomics,
  • Design an induction training programme in relation to safety awareness at work,
  • Design a hazard analysis sheet,
  • Devise and manage a training session in relation to the use of personal protective equipment,
  • Devise and manage a training session in relation to correct application of safety signs,
  • Formulate a behavioural modification strategy in relation to workplace safety,
  • Design a procedure for recording and monitoring data collected in safety audits and inspections,
  • Devise a health and safety strategy aimed at improving workplace safety culture,
  • Devise a strategy aimed at controlling an identified risk,
  • Formulate an administrative system to record and monitor health and safety related issues in a workplace,
  • Complete a training needs analysis on a group of employees in relation to safety at work.



The course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Project 70%
  • Examination – Theory 30%


Why Forus Training?

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning:

  • Learners have access to a Learning Management System (LMS). You will be given an account and a full induction on how the course works and how to access all available resources. The LMS includes all session slideshows and related quizzes, and extra course material (where applicable),
  • We also offer a Learner Pack (optional extra with Self Paced) which includes a letter introducing the trainer, the assessment brief, a learner record document, printed LMS slideshows for reference, and accompanying manual / notes to support further learning,
  • Live tutorial sessions are held via Zoom. Our trainers are skilled and experienced in making live sessions engaging and interactive. All tutorials are recorded so that you can go back and re-watch which is especially useful when working on assessments,
  • Other course providers tend to not offer continued support to their learners. Our trainers open numerous doors to our learners. These include opportunities for discussion and feedback, and opportunities to bring up areas that need further assistance or support. They also offer additional education and learning activities, assessment support, opportunities to submit drafts, and meetings before or after class to answer queries that cannot be covered in the session (by appointment).


Click here for more information on studying Safety Management with Forus Training!

Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Code 6N1782
College Name Forus Training
Course Category Health Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 6 Higher Certificate
Course Location Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Start Date 7th September 2022
Course End Date 26th October 2022
Course Fee 380
Course Duration 8 weeks
Course Times The course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Safety Management
Entry Requirements This course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfil some or one of the following criteria: Have completed the Leaving Certificate, and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Career Path This course leads to a Level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Health and Social Care. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
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