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Certificate in Transport Safety Management

Status: Closed


Level

06

Duration

15 weeks

Department

Mechanical & Automobile Engineering


Start Date

23/01/2021

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Blended

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SATURDAY WORKSHOPS FOR THIS COURSE TAKE PLACE IN KILKENNY

The aim of this module is to address the need to provide professionals in the transport industry with safety awareness training when dealing with drivers, vehicles, warehousing and vehicle repair facilities.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal academic entry requirements for participants wishing to take this course. However, applicants should ideally be working or studying in an area of the transport industry. Please provide details of your connection to the transport industry on the Further Information section of the registration form. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Content: 

  • Secure a load on a commercial vehicle according to HSA standards.
  • Put in place a system of safety checking and maintenance recording of transport and warehousing vehicles.
  • Organise a place of work, which provides best practice occupational health and welfare for transport employees. 
  • Design a safe layout of vehicle repair and transport warehousing facilities. 
  • Implement safe and cost effective route planning procedures.
  • Administer correctly transport related contract and employment law.

More Information

Delivery

Delivery mode is blended with a mix of face to face classroom based delivery and online delivery.

The programme will be delivered over 15 weeks. 

Classes will take place every second Saturday for 6 hours per day, 9.00am to 3.30pm. The provisional start date is set for Saturday 23rd January 2021.Schedule Saturday dates are as follows: 

 23rd January 2021                15th May 2021

 6th February 2021                 29th May 2021

20th February 2021                12th June 2021

6th March 2021                      26th June 2021

20th March 2021                    10th July 2021

3rd April 2021                         24th July 2021

17th April 2021                       7th August 2021

1st May 2021

 

Please note the Saturday classes will take place at Brian Carroll TTC Limited, Unit 2, First Floor, Cilin Hill, Dublin Road, Kilkenny, R95 T294.

What will the time committment be? 

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

 

Assessment

This programme has an assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. 

Qualification

Certificate in Transport Safety Management (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 10 Credits)

Application Deadline

4th January 2021

For queries relating to course content: 

Contact: Ailbe Burke

Email: Ailbe.Burke@lit.ie

Fee

€850

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