Safety Representative QQI L5

Start date: 25 March 2022

Duration: 4 days 9.30am-5.00pm March 25th, April 1st, 8th & 15th

Location: Zoom Online

Certificate: QQI L5

Cost: Skillnet Subsidised Investment €510 per person

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Programme overview

Online Training
This programme is designed to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to fulfil their role as a safety representative; to promote and maintain safety and health in the context of the learner's workplace and to effectively represent employees on health and safety issues.

Training Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel over 14 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 14 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost. Registrants who cancel within 24 hours or fail to attend training will be charged 100% of the full fee.

Learning outcomes

  • Describe the role, rights and function of the safety representative
    • List core contents of our main health and safety legislation
    • Describe the importance of the safety statement, hazard identification and risk assessment
    • Explain the fire hazards, their sources and the requirement for fire prevention controls
    • Outline the factors of accident causation, describe prevention strategies and policies
    • Understand the concepts of safety, health and welfare promotion in the workplace
    • Understand the communication process and effective participation in meetings

Who is the course for

Any employee requiring the skills and knowledge to fulfil their role as an employee safety representative.


• Role and Rights of Safety Representatives
• Health and Safety Legislation
• Role and Function of the Health and Safety Authority
• Safety Statements
• Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
• Fire Hazards and Fire Prevention
• Occupational Health
• Accident Causation and Prevention Strategies
• Effective Communication and Meeting Participation
• Health and Safety Promotion in the Workplace

Trainer Profile

Safetech Training

Safety Representative QQI L5

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