Transport Safety Management (L6, 10 ECTS)
Status: Register Interest
Mechanical & Automobile Engineering
Flexible & Professional
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.
What modules will I study?
- 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.
TBC for 21-22.
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
TBC for 21-22. 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.
This programme has an assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%.
Certificate in Transport Safety Management (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 10 Credits)
TBC for 21-22
For queries relating to course content:
Contact: Ailbe Burke