NCFE Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety

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Level 2 Award in Occupational Health & Safety

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Level: 2

Mode of Study: Part time (evening)

Campus: Cork City College

2014/15 Course Fees:  €500.00 for this course

About this course:

This qualification aims to provide learners with an understanding of key health and safety legislation and how to maintain health and safety in the workplace. It supports safe working practices and may contribute to a reduction in workplace related accidents, injury and illness.

What you will study:

Our learning materials for the NCFE Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety comprise five mandatory units.

  • Unit 01: Health and safety in the workplace
    (Credit value: 1) (H/601/9699)
  • Unit 02: Fire safety principles
    (Credit value: 1) (D/601/9698)
  • Unit 03: DSE risk assessment
    (Credit value: 2) (Y/602/1420)
  • Unit 04: COSHH risk assessment
    (Credit value: 2) (F/602/1413)
  • Unit 05: Manual handling safety at work
    (Credit value: 2) (D/602/4593)

Each unit contains activities and assessments designed to cover the specific learning outcomes.

How you will be assessed:

The materials comprise of activity workbooks, which have been produced to suit a wide range of delivery methods. Learners will be provided with all necessary workbooks to complete the programme and will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and test their knowledge. The learning materials include an assessment, which allows learners to complete a portfolio of evidence and demonstrates achievement of all learning outcomes associated with each unit.

Entry requirements:

Open Entry suitable pre 16+

Additional costs:

Fees: £41.00  NCFE registration fee


By undertaking this programme, candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects, or progress on to further qualifications.

More information:

You may find further information and support by contacting the college Administrator .

Tel: +353 21 4966505  Email:

Dates and times:

The course will run on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 9.00pm.