Learn Essential Workplace Skills

Learn Essential Work Place Skills

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Courses

Abrasive Wheel Awareness

2-3hr

Asbestos Awareness

2-3hr

Chemical Safety Awareness

1.5-2hr

Basic Food Safety

1.5-2hr

Food Safety- HACCP

3-4hr

Fire Safety Awareness

2-3hr

COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control

1.5-2hr

Manual Handling

3-4hr

VDU/DSE Assessment

1.5-2hr

Working from Heights

2-3hr

Health and Safety Awareness

1.5-2hr

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Prices vary depending on the course and number of students. Speak to us today for the most up to date pricing.

Courses are usually held at our offices in Galway, however we can travel to your premises if required. 

Yes! Every student receives a certificate upon completion.

The numbers vary depending on the location and the course. We are 100% Covid compliant and adhere to the latest government guidelines at the time of your course.

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Unit 1, Ballybrit Business Park, Galway, Ireland. H91 WC5P

Phone

086 2102253

Abrasive Wheel Awareness

This course will educate employers and those using the abrasive wheel to meet with current legislation ensuring those operating the wheel are trained and component to mount the wheel. It will detail suitable equipment, necessary markings on the wheel, mounting of the wheel and correct PPE usage.

Who is it for?

People who operate a wheel, cylinder, disc or cone which, whether or not any other material is comprised in it, consists of abrasive particles held together by bonds.

People who operate a mounted wheel or point and a wheel or disc having (in either case) separate segments of abrasive material.

People who operate a wheel or disc made (in either case) of metal, wood, cloth, felt, rubber or paper and having any surface consisting wholly or partly of abrasive material.

People who operate a wheel, disc or saw to which a rim or segments consisting of diamond abrasive particles are attached, which is, or is intended to be, power-driven and is for use in any grind.

Learning Outcomes
  • Be aware of the safety procedures when operating the wheel.
  • Ability to correctly select the wheel to suit certain jobs.
  • Have knowledge of specifications marked on a wheel.
  • Demonstrate knowledge for correct procedures for mounting the wheel.

Asbestos Awareness

This course will outline the hazards of asbestos in the workplace and identification of asbestos to the prevention of illness due to asbestos fibres.

Who is it for?

All employers, employees and visitors to a business who may come into contact with asbestos

Learning Outcomes
  • Ability to list the six regulated types of asbestos.
  • Be aware of the properties of asbestos.
  • Knowledge of the possible effects inhaling asbestos has on the human body.
  • Describe the use of asbestos in the past and where it can be expected today.

Chemical Safety Awareness

This course will educate those who may come into contact with chemicals on the safe storage, handling and risks of chemicals. In order for safe use of chemicals, it is imperative to have a knowledge of these.

Who is it for?

All persons who may come into contact with chemicals.

Learning Outcomes
  • Recognise various chemicals in use.
  • Be aware of the risks involved with exposure or handling of chemicals.
  • Have knowledge of preventative measures which can be taken to avoid risks related to chemical use/exposure. • List the contents of the SDS sheets.

Basic Food Safety

This course is designed to give people working with food the knowledge, skill and competence to prepare and handle food safely and hygienically, in compliance with regulation, legislation and current best practice. 

Who is it for?

Those working in retail, hospitality, childcare, education, healthcare who may handle food and/or where hygiene is an imperative aspect of their role.

Learning Outcomes
  • Food Hygiene Legislation
  • Food Contamination
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Hygiene, Food Safety and Food Handling
  • Food Safety Signage
  • Storage of Food
  • Cleaning and pest control
  • HACCP

Food Safety- HACCP

This course is based on the criteria set out by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s Guide to Food Safety Training Level 1&2. It will ensure participants ability to understand their requirements under Irish food safety legislation.

Who is it for?

Those working in retail, hospitality, childcare, education, healthcare who may handle food and/or where hygiene is an imperative aspect of their role.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the importance of good food hygiene and recognise the various different types of health issues that poor food hygiene may cause.
  • Be able to identify the various different types of food safety dangers and know methods of prevention from putting food at risk.
  • Maintain a good personal hygiene standard in order to prevent food contamination.
  • How to carry out thorough cleaning and waste management and why thorough cleaning is important.
  • Understand what the legislation is around food hygiene
  • Understand the principles and implementation of a HACCP program.

Fire Safety Awareness

This course is designed to help employers fulfill their legal obligation to provide fire safety training to their staff and will discuss fire hazards, prevention and steps to take in an emergency.

Who is it for?

All employers and employees.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand how a fire might start and how quickly it can spread
  • Understand the dangers of smoke inhalation
  • Understand the basic principles of fire prevention
  • Know the steps to take in an emergency
  • Understand the role of the fire wardens

COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control

This course will outline what infection control means and its importance. In the current times, this information can help curb the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace. It will educate participants on the basic principles of infection control and how to apply standard precautions in relation to infection control, and the importance of infection prevention.

Who is it for?

All employers and employees.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand how infection spreads, the chain of infection and how to break it.
  • Understand the importance of protection of vulnerable groups to infection.
  • Understand the use and importance of PPE.
  • Understand the requirement for social isolation.

Manual Handling

This course will outline safety measures participants should take when carrying, lifting or moving loads in the workplace in order to prevent injury. It is designed to assist the employer to comply with Irish legislation.

Who is it for?

All persons who lift, move or carry heavy or awkward loads.

Learning Outcomes
  • Describe manual handling legislation
  • Recognise potentially dangerous situations
  • List the factors which contribute to back pain
  • Describe correct manual handling techniques
  • Describe correct ergonomics conditions

VDU/DSE Assessment

This course, will provide participants with the information necessary to ensure Irish legislation is complied, risk assessments are carried out and all employees are competent to adjust their work stations to provide a safe place to work in with particular references to eyesight, physical difficulties and mental stress.

Who is it for?

All employers and employees who use VDU workstations

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the legal duties of the employer and employee relating to the use of VDU and work stations.
  • Understand the importance of compliance with the requirements contained in the legislation
  • List the adverse effects that incorrect use can have on the body and how to correct incorrect postures

Working from Heights

This course outlines how to safely work at heights by describing risk assessments to decide the safest possible means to gain access to a height in order to prevent workplace injuries.

Who is it for?

All employers and employees working at a height who may be using hop-ups, ladders, scaffolding or MEWP to gain access to heights.

Learning Outcomes
  • Describe how all work at height is properly planned and organised
  • List the appropriate work equipment to be selected and used for various working at height activities
  • Understand the responsibilities contained in the legislation
  • Describe safe work procedures when using a ladder, MEWP and work platforms.

Health and Safety Awareness

This course outlines how to identify hazards and carry out simple risk assessments in the workplace.

Who is it for?

All employers and employees in a workplace subject to Health & Safety Legislation.

Learning Outcomes
  • What is a hazard or risk
  • Risk assessment practice
  • Preventative measures
  • Identifying common hazards in the office
  • Improving safety performance in the workplace