QQI L3 Health & Safety Awareness


The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to recognise and maintain good health and safety practices in a familiar supervised environment.

Aims & Objectives


• To raise health and safety awareness of employees
• To cover different risks, hazards and controls associated with the workplace
• To raise awareness of fire safety

• Identify our main H&S legislation
• Understand the importance of accident and emergency response and procedures
• Identify the uses and requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Promote Personal Hygiene practices
• Understand and implement hazard identification and risk assessment


Content Includes: 

• General Safety
• Duties of Employers and Employees
• Fire Safety
• Office Safety
• Accident / Incident Causes and Investigation
• Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards
• Safety Signs
• Health Promotion
• First Aid
• Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control measures
• Manual Handling


Requirement for this Course are as Follows: 

• Participants should be familiar and have a good knowledge of their work environment.
• PPS Number

Language Requirement

Participants need to have a good understanding and clear conversationally skills in English language to undertake this course, this would be aligned to a rating of B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFRL), we are available to provide you with guidance and supports on identifying your levels and providing access to supports for testing English language provision

Please contact Safetech with any queries on 0749127786 or email training@safetech.ie


B2 - Independent User

Participant can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Delivery Method

Course Delivery Includes:

• Videos
• Practical Demonstrations
• Discussions
• Questions and Answers Sessions
• PowerPoint presentation


This is a 2 Day Course.

Max Participants

Max Participants: 15 People


QQI L3 Health & Safety Awareness Certificate (no expiration) & a Safetech Manual Handling Certificate (valid for 3 years)


Participants must attend two full days and successfully complete all 20 short answer questions and a Risk Assesment Project to achieve certification. These are completed during course time.

Learner Supports