Safety Awareness Training Course

The Safety Awareness Training Course is designed to provide learners with the basic knowledge of safety practices within their organisation.

The Safety Awareness Training Course will outline general principles of safety and explain the responsibilities and requirements under current health and safety legislation.

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 places considerable statutory responsibility for employers and managers, we also offer a Safety Management Course.

The course gives an overview of the responsibilities of the employer and the employee under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and the Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007. The annual incidence of accidents and injuries in Irish workplaces are explored together with the role of the Health and Safety Authority in the promotion of safe working practices and the enforcement of health and safety legislation in the workplace.

This safety awareness would be good steppingstone to completing our Safety Representative Course

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Course Aims
  • Learners who complete this course will have the skills and competence to fulfil their responsibilities in relation to health and safety.
Course Objectives
  • Learners will understand the importance of being risk aware in the workplace and be able to identify hazards, assess risks and help in the implementation of controls.
  • Know employee and employer responsibilities under current Health & Safety legislation.
Who Should Attend This Course?

Suitable all staff members.

Pre-Course Requirements
  • English is the language in which training is delivered, and learners must have fluency in English
  • Please let us know if learners have any specific learner requirements
Course Programme
  • Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 (overview)
  • Safety Health & Welfare at Work General Application Regulations 2007 (overview)
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Safety Statement (overview)
  • Workshop
Our Tutors

All our tutors hold a minimum QQI Level 8 in their subject matter, a Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 or higher. The tutor working with your staff is experienced their relevant field.

Training Methods
  • Classroom based power-point presentation
  • Workshops

Participants will be required to fully participate in workshops


1 Year Phoenix STS Certification

Maximum Number of Learners



1.5 hours