CIF QQI Level 5 Safety Representative

Training Course Information

This 4-day course outlines the role and function of the Safety Representative and Safety Committee. The course content follows the current QQI guidance on training for Safety Representatives/Committee. CIF Learning & Development working in partnership with Denis O’Sullivan Safety are launching this programme for the first time in 2018.

Successful participants will receive a QQI Level 5 Certificate.

24 CIRI CPD Points will be awarded upon successful completion.

Course may also suit small to medium office based businesses that require a Health & Safety person on site.

Programme Aim

To promote Health & Safety in the workplace and to allow participants receive a QQI Level 5 recognised qualification.

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the role and function of the Safety Representative
  • List the legal requirements involved
  • Assess, investigate and help prevent accidents in the workplace
  • List the main requirements of a Safety Statement

Sample Course Programme (As applicable)

  1. Legislation relating to Safety health and welfare at work
  2. Role and function of the Construction Safety Representative
  3. Safety Statement
  4. Communication skills
  5. Planning & organising safety meetings
  6. Ergonomics and manual handling
  7. Hazard identification/risk assessment
  8. Accident recording and investigation
  9. Ergonomics and VDUs, Office environment, Internal transport (Sample)
  10. Information sources

Course content may vary to suit individual clients as applicable.

Methods of Training

This course is highly participative and utilizes a range of syndicate exercises, case studies and questionnaires to reinforce key messages.

Number of participants


Programme Fee

€550 Members, €650 Non-members.


4 Days

Number of Participants:

Participant 1

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