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Safety & Health at Work

This course is an introduction to a comprehensive range of topics relating to safety and health in the workplace including: legislation; risk and safety management; identification of physical, chemical, psycho-social, and ergonomic hazards; occupational health hazard management and occupational safety hazard management. 

Blended learning course, delivered in a combination of online and face-to-face formats, with comprehensive learning materials. I

Delivered between September and May.

The Certificate course is intended for managers, supervisors, safety representatives and others who have some responsibility for safety and health at work or those with an interest in safety and health in the workplace.


1 year part-time

Careers or further progression

Students who successfully complete the Certificate in Safety and Health at Work will be able to advise management on a range of OSH issues in their workplace.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Anna Noble
Contact Number:+ 353 (0) 1 716 34 23

Subjects taught

The programme is arranged in four modules:

Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
Occupational Health Hazard Management
Occupational Safety Hazard Management
Occupational Safety and Health Project*

* This module is undertaken in the student's own time, with comprehensive text support from UCD.


The UCD Certificate in Safety and Health at Work is accredited by IOSH as the academic requirement for the Tech IOSH grade of membership. Applicants for membership will also need to be able to demonstrate five years experience at an appropriate level in health and safety practice.

CertSHWW Safety & Health at Work (level 7 NFQ)

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake:2017/2018 September

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