Health & Safety in Construction

Trinity College Dublin

Health & Safety in Construction

In general, the issue of Health and Safety related competency in design and on construction sites is comprehensively dealt with in this programme. The course has been accredited by IOSH and students successfully completing the programme will be eligible to apply for graduate level membership of IOSH.

In addition to attending lectures, participants are required to submit coursework as part of the students' assessment.

Subjects taught

Course Content:
1. Health and safety legislation and legal framework
2. Risk management for design and construction
3. Construction regulations
4. Other relevant legislation
5. Health and safety management and training
6. Health and welfare issues; physical and chemical agents ' regulations and controls

Entry requirements

An honours degree in Engineering or related discipline is required. Applications are assessed based on academic qualifications, together with the number of years of relevant experience. A candidate may be interviewed to establish his or her suitability for the course.

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st July 2023

Assessment Info

Two three-hour examinations are held on two Saturdays in April.


1 year part-time.

Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April).

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2023

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
This course enables civil engineers and other construction professionals to become familiar with the latest developments in Health and Safety legislation and practice, with graduates pursuing Project Supervisor, Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Advisor, and Safety Officer roles.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Weekend

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