QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Training Course

QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Training Course

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QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Training Course

There is a provision under The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 which entitles employees to select a Safety Representative to represent employees to management on Health & Safety issues. This Safety Representative Course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to carry out the role of Safety Representative.

QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Training Course Content

  • Health & Safety Promotion in the Workplace
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • The Role & Function of the HSA (Health & Safety Authority)
  • Safety Statements
  • Role and Rights of Safety Representatives
  • Effective Communication and Meeting Participation
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
  • Fire Hazards & Fire Prevention
  • Causes of Accidents and Accident Prevention
  • Occupational Health

Code                     L22487

Level                     5

Credit Value      1

Guardian Safety Trainers

Guardian Safety is a QQI registered training Provider and all instructors are fully qualified trainers having achieved Level 6 in the national Framework of Qualifications. All course instructors are qualified safety practitioners and hold a minimum of Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Maximum Participants per Course            12

Who Should Attend

All those required to carry out the role of Safety Representative in the workplace or those who participate on Safety Committees. This award can also be submitted for component credit for the following courses ;

QQI Level 6 Supervisory Management Skills (BSMSX)

QQI Level 5 Trade Union Studies (BTUSX) 


Assessment is by means of a written theory exam; a skills demonstration and a short project which participants will be expected to complete in their own time.

Skills Demonstration 20%

Examination Theory -Based 30%

Project 50%

QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Training Course Certification

A  QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Certificate is awarded to participants who successfully complete this training course. 

Refresher Training / Certification Validity Period

It is recommended that training be refreshed at intervals not greater than 3 years.

Additional Information

DVD and lap/top projector are used. Extensive notes on Safety Representative are available to all participants.

Special Instructions for this Course

Participants will gain more from this course if they familiarise themselves with their own Safety Statement in advance of attending the Safety Representatives training course.

How to Book

Email                    info@guardiansafety.ie

Phone                   01-4243013 or 085-7177021

Book on line       QQI Level 5 Safety Representative Training Course 

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