UCC CPD courses

Risk Assessment and Implementation of Health and Safety Management Programmes

About

Fact File

  • Title

    Risk Assessment and Implementation of Health and Safety Management Programmes

  • Code

    EH6110

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    8 weeks

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    EU Fee €900 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See full entry requirements below. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    Applications are closed for this module

  • Course Delivery Method

    Online

  • Venue

    Online Programme:  School of Public Health, 4th Floor, Western Gateway Building, Western Road, Cork.

  • Credits

    10

  • Start Date

    Dates to be confirmed.

Outline

Additional Teaching Mode Information

You may take up to 15 CPD credits in one academic year, up to a maximum of 20 credits in total.

This module is available for external individuals to attend as independent modules, having as target groups essentially: Health and Safety Professionals in Industry and Healthcare, Occupational Health Nurses, Self-employed Occupational Health and Safety Consultants, Human Resources Managers among others. This module is also available to Healthcare Professionals - doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, allied healthcare professionals among others.

A student, if admitted to the course, who successfully completes and passes a module under CPD will be eligible for exemptions if he/she is admitted to the MSc in Occupational Health or the MSc in Occupational Health (Online) within five years from the date of successful completion of the module (and subject to the module being offered on the MSc in Occupational Health or the MSc in Occupational Health (Online)).

Practicalities

Teaching Method(s): 122hr(s) Directed Study (Online self-directed learning); 40hr(s) Directed Study (Online moderated activities); 38hr(s) Other; 40hr(s) Other (Written assignments).

Module Co-ordinator: Dr Sara Leitao, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Requirements

Candidates who satisfy the programme eligibility criteria may, subject to the approval of the Programme Director/Coordinator, be permitted to take the module as part of UCC's commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and be provided with a relevant transcript of marks.

Entry requirements (as per MSc Occupational Health and MSc Occupational Health (Online) modules):

Candidates for this CPD module must normally meet one of the following criteria:

1. A Level 8 honours primary degree (minimum second class honours, grade 2) in a relevant area, for example health-related (Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Environmental Health, Psychology/Behavioural Science, Physiotherapy); Engineering and Human Resource Management and relevant professional experience¹ or work placement in an associated Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare area.

OR

2. A minimum of a Diploma/Higher Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare (minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 1), from UCC, or an equivalent qualification² from another Institution (Level 8 Diploma, minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 1) and a minimum of two years relevant professional work experience¹ in an area associated with Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare;

OR

3. Applicants with a minimum of three years professional work experience in an associated area¹ of Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare will be invited for interview to satisfy the selection committee of their suitability for the programme.

¹ Relevant professional work experience, job title examples: Health and Safety Officers/Advisors/Managers/Coordinators; Environmental Safety Officers/Managers; Safety Engineers, Health Promotion Officers; HR Officers/Managers; Occupational Health Nurses, Health Scientists, Professional Trainers, Health and Safety Consultants.

² Level 8, Examples: Diploma/Higher Diploma/International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety; Diploma in Environment Management, Diploma in Health Promotion, Diploma in Learning, Development and Work-based Training.

 

Technical Entry Requirements (Online): 
To access and interact with the course content, assignments and assessments etc. students will require access to at least a PC/ Laptop running Windows 7 or later and Mac OSX 10.7.4. Common plug-ins such as Microsoft Silverlight, Java and Flash will also be required. Students must have access to MS Office or an equivalent suite of applications such as Libre Office. They must also have access to a modern standards compliant web browser. UCC recommends either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. 
To engage productively and successfully with the content, basic technical computer skills such as familiarity with word processing, web browsing and email - recommended.

Fees and Costs

The fee for this course is €900 for EU Students.

The application fee is €35.

How Do I Apply

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

CPD Coordinator,

Graduate Studies Office, West Wing, Main Quad, University College Cork

OR via email at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

 

Application Form:

 

Forward this form along with the:

  • Application fee,
  • A passport sized photograph and
  • Any other documentation requested on the form.

Applications for this module are currently open.

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