UCC CPD courses

EH6142 Assessment and Management of Psychosocial Risks


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  • Title

    EH6142 Assessment and Management of Psychosocial Risks

  • Code


  • Duration

    Four Weeks

  • Fees

    É500 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    24th July 2020

  • Start Date

    Semester 1 2020/21


Primary audiences: Those working in occupational health and safety across all sectors, occupational Health Nurses and Physicians, Health Promotion Specialists. HR managers. Workplace Welfare Officers and Quality Managers.

Secondary audiences: Those interested in moving into the area of occupational health promotion, mental health, wellbeing and risk prevention in the organisational and social work environment.


Candidates must meet one of the following criteria:

Candidates for the following CPD modules 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.


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;


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

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.


Technical Requirements (for on-line modules only)

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 is recommended.


Fees and Costs

How Do I Apply

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form: 

Assessment and Management of Psychosocial Risks EH6142 CPDM

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link below.
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo).
  3. Pay your €35 application fee for this module via UCC’s Online Portal, noting your Application ID: Click here to proceed to UCC’s Online Portal.
  4. Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via e-mailto cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie


CPD Co-Ordinator, CPD Centre, 

An tIonad um Fhorbairt Ghairmiúil Leanúnaigh,

Q+1 floor, The Boole Library, Main Quad, U.C.C.

e-mail cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

 Applications for this module are now open.

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This module is part of the MSc in Occupational Health (on-line) programme 

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