PSCS Course - QQI AWARD: Coordinating Health and Safety Construction Stage - 6N0911

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COURSE:

QQI PSCS course

AWARD:

Coordinating Health and Safety Construction Stage - 6N0911
QQI Certificate in Coordinating Health and Safety Construction Stage 6N0911, Level 6, Credit 10

DURATION:

4 days over a four week period (one day a week for four weeks)

DATES:

 

TIME:

9.30am to 4.30pm approx

VENUE:

OSS, Unit H2 Eastway Business Park, Ballysimon Limerick

 

PSCS COURSE BROCHURE

COORDINATING HEALTH AND SAFETY CONSTRUCTION STAGE

 

COURSE SUITABLE FOR:

Persons requiring knowledge and skills to fulfil the roles of the Project Supervisor for the Construction Stage. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to supervise projects at construction stage in accordance with current health and safety regulations.

COURSE FEES: 

€550 p.p + €50 QQI certificate/handout fee-prepayment is required at least 7 days in advance

 COURSE OBJECTIVES:

 On successful completion of this programme attendees will:

 • Have the knowledge, skill and competence to supervise construction projects and develop the Construction Stage Health and Safety Plan in accordance the general and specific requirements for health and safety

 • Be familiar with relevant legislation, regulation and best practice in the area and be able to complete the required documentation and statutory notifications

 • Understand the role of the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) as part of the overall project team and role, duties, responsibilities and liabilities of other duty holders

 • Be able to manage, and chair where appropriate, all relevant meetings 

 • Organise staff training in relation to onsite health and safety procedures, understanding the requirements for employee safety consultation 

 • Manage the interaction of sub-contractors on safety and health matters having accessed their competence in the area

 • Be able to prepare the Project Safety File with the input of contractors /sub-contractors, understanding its importance to the overall project, and manage the process of handover of the File

 

 COURSE PROGRAMME:

 The course will include the following modules:

 1. Client PSDP & PSCS definitions/legislation and concepts 

 2. Developing the Construction Stage Health and Safety Plan

 3. Contractor Management 

 4. Safety file

 5. Supervising a construction project 

 

 ASSESSMENT:

 Examination: 50%

 Candidates will be required to sit a theory based examination that assesses their learner ability to recall and apply theory and understanding, requiring responses to a range of question types.

 The format of the examination will be as follows: 

 Section A- 10 short answer questions 

 Section B - 2 structured questions 

 Section C - 2 essay-type questions

 Candidates will have required to attempt to answer all questions

 

Please note: Candidates will be required to complete in writing.

 

 Project: 50%

 For the project, candidates will be required to simulate the supervision of a construction project in accordance with the general and specific requirements for health and safety.

 Word count for the project is 2000 words +/-10%. The work must be appropriately referenced and a bibliography must be included.

 

Grading:

Pass  50 – 64%
Merit  65 - 79%
Distinction 80 – 100%