Schedule

Events

Finance

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

The programme is designed to give participants a firm understanding of the principles of financial management and provide them with the confidence to participate in financial discussions and financial decision making.

2 days, 9.30 am to 4 pm

Health & Safety

Abrasive Wheel Mounting

The course is suitable for those with a responsibility for the installation, operation and maintenance of abrasive wheels in accordance with the relevant regulations. The course is highly participative with emphasis on the practical element of the training. Note: This course is specific to tools associated with abrasive wheels and not the safe use of power tools in general.

Half day, 09:00 to 13:00

Fire Warden

The course trains participants to act in the capacity of a Fire Warden/Fire Marshal in a place of work. It reviews the actions to be taken by a Fire Warden in the event of a fire or emergency situation.

Half day, 09:00 to 13:00

Fork Truck Certification - Experienced

Designed as an approved Certification Course for Experienced Operators who are not certified or whose certificates have expired. The course covers the key operating elements and safety practices for Reach or Counter Balance Trucks. It concludes with theoretical and practical competence tests.

2 days - 09:30 to 16:00

Fork Truck Certification - Refresher

Designed as an approved Refresher course for previously certified operators, the course revisits the key operating elements and safety practices in line with the Code of Practice. The course concludes with theoretical and practical assessments.

1 day, 9.30 am to 4 pm

Manual Handling Instructor (QQI)

The HSA regulations require that all Manual Handling Instructors must be certified. This course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and competencies to deliver manual handling training. Learners who achieve this award can transfer into the Level 6 Special Purpose Certificate in People Handling Instruction.

5 days, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Manual Handling Instructor Refresher

The course is relevant for all previously certified Manual Handling Instructors and holders of the Level 6 Special Purpose Award in Manual Handling Instruction (FETAC/QQI 6S0242). This course refreshes and updates participant's knowledge, skills and competencies in delivering manual handling training. It is is highly interactive and culminates with practical delivery sessions with the instructor and peer feedback.

2 days, 9 am to 4 pm

PHECC Cardiac First Responder

This Cardiac First Response – Community Level course was developed by PHECC, the Pre- Hospital Emergency Care Council, as a national standard for anyone who has to deal with a heart attack, stroke or choking. A Cardiac First Responder can play a vital role in keeping a person alive until they receive expert medical assistance. Equally CPR and an AED are important links in the chain of survival.

Half day, 9 am to 1 pm

PHECC First Aid Responder

The course aims to equip learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competencies to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation. The instructional format includes: lectures, practical exercises, practice and drills, and instructional videos.

3 days, 9 am to 4.30 pm

PHECC First Aid Responder Refresher

The aim of the course is to refresh learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competence to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation.

2 days, 09:00 to 16:30

Safe Pass

Safe Pass is a safety awareness training programme for construction workers. This one-day programme provides workers with a basic knowledge of health and safety to make them aware of the inherent dangers on work sites so that they will not be a risk to themselves or to their co-workers who work alongside them.

1 day, 08:00 to 17:00

Safety & Health at Work (QQI)

The course is relevant for any person who is responsible for health and safety in their workplace or who requires a recognised qualification in Occupational Health and Safety. It is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to promote and maintain safety and health in their place of work. Increasing employees’ participation in health and safety also has positive benefits for a company in terms of less workplace accidents, absenteeism, etc.

5 days, 9 am to 4 pm

VDU Assessor

The Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the General Applications 2007 requires that all hazards in a workplace be identified, risk assessed and that adequate precautions be introduced. Ergonomics is a method of fitting a work area to the worker. The purpose is to reduce the amount of strain put on the body and eliminate visual and musculoskeletal stress and damage. Employers are required to analyze VDU workstations and the general work environment paying particular attention to eyesight, physical difficulties and mental stress and to introduce measures to control any risks identified.

1 day. 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

HR

Award in Employment Law (QQI Award (Minor) Level 6– Further Education & Training (6N4322))

The course is designed to equip participants with knowledge of the key aspects of employment law and an appreciation of how employment law principles work in practice. In also provides an in-depth understanding of the statutory framework which regulates the employer/employee relationship.

12 classroom sessions, evenings

CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Management

The certificate programme takes place over one academic year and is delivered by lecturers with extensive practical experience in human resource management. The course covers the core skills and knowledge of human resource management and has a strong focus on the practical implementation of the subject matter. The programme looks at the context of HR in business alongside sound knowledge of employment law, recruitment & selection and performance management.

28 Sept 2019 – June 2020

Team Leadership (QQI)

The aim of the course is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skills and competencies to work as an effective leader and member of a team, independently and/or in a supervisory capacity. The course looks at the principle theories and styles of leadership plus the role and key functions of a team leader including motivation, communication, planning, goal setting and delegation.

5 days

Training Delivery & Evaluation (QQI)

The course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, competence and skills necessary to deliver, assess and evaluate training programmes. The course also provides the learner with an opportunity to practice their training delivery skills and build their confidence as a trainer. Overall it provides a recognised qualification for those working in a training capacity.

5 days

Law

8 Employment Law Topics That Every Employer Needs to Know

Now, more than ever, employers have to ensure that they are complying with their obligations under employment legislation. With so many changes taking place in the Irish workplace an understanding of the fundamental issues in employment law is now essential. This 8 week course will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the crucial elements of Irish employment law including contracts of employment, equality, unfair dismissals, statutory leave, The WRC and workplace bullying and harassment.

8 evenings

Award in Employment Law (QQI Award (Minor) Level 6– Further Education & Training (6N4322))

The course is designed to equip participants with knowledge of the key aspects of employment law and an appreciation of how employment law principles work in practice. In also provides an in-depth understanding of the statutory framework which regulates the employer/employee relationship.

12 classroom sessions, evenings

Leadership

CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Management

The certificate programme takes place over one academic year and is delivered by lecturers with extensive practical experience in human resource management. The course covers the core skills and knowledge of human resource management and has a strong focus on the practical implementation of the subject matter. The programme looks at the context of HR in business alongside sound knowledge of employment law, recruitment & selection and performance management.

28 Sept 2019 – June 2020

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