Covid 19 Compliance Officer Course

n response to client demand we have developed some training options in relation to this topic for those working in the construction industry.

  1. Covid 19- return to work awareness
  2. The role of a compliance officer and how to carry out their duties

It is paramount that construction projects operating during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ensure they are protecting and informing their workforce and minimising the risk of spread of infection. This Virtual Training course will inform the trainee of the control measures needed on site in line with the Government’s and HSE recommendations on the management of COVID-19.

 

A number of options are also available for clients who require assistance in developing their plans for managing Covid 19 as we return to the workplace and more detail on that can be viewed here Covid 19 SOP’s & Action Plans

Who Should Attend

 All construction workers should attend this training course prior to returning to work on construction projects currently deemed as essential work and those returning to work following the lifting of the current government restrictions should attend the training course in advance of returning to work on construction sites.

Course Aim

  • Introduction
  • What is Coronavirus / Key Control Measures
  • Role of the Client
  • Health and Safety Documentation
  • Site Management
  • Hygiene
  • Return to Work Process – Sites
  • Travel to / from Work
  • Prevention of Cross Contamination
  • Social Distancing
  • C-19 Compliance Officer
  • Communal and Welfare Areas
  • Site Walkways and General Access
  • First Aid Responder Guidance
  • Management of Meetings
  • Management of Deliveries
  • Close Working
  • COVID-19 Suspect / Confirmed Cases
  • Return to Work Process – Worker
  • Cleaning Spaces following Suspected / Confirmed Cases 21 Statutory Training Updates
  • Additional Information sources

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Infection Control Instructor Course

Infection Control Instructor Course aim:

The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and resources to train direct patient carers in Infection Control.

Infection Control Course Content

Module 1 Basic Microbiology:
• Chain of Infection,
• Healthcare associated Infection
• Antimicrobial Resistance
• Reservation/obtaining laboratory specimens
• Handling and transporting laboratory specimens
• Principles of clean to dirty workflow

Module 2 Standard and transmission-based precaution

• Introduction to standard and transmission-based precautions
• Hand hygiene including use of different agents, technique
• Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
• Management of blood or body fluid exposure
• Infectious conditions that may require absence from work or work restrictions
• Personal protective equipment
• Management of waste including safe disposal of sharps
• Environmental hygiene and management of spillages
• Patient care equipment/instruments and devices
• Management of linen
• Patient transfer
• Transmission-based precautions including PPE and instituting precautions based on signs and symptoms

Module 3 Clinical Assessment Skills
• Awareness of how to access authoritative sources of IPC
• Identifying incidents and risks relating to IPC
• Communication relating to IPC

The learning outcomes are based on QQI’s Course descriptor for Level 5 Infection Control, HPSC’s  Guidelines on Infection Prevention and Control and the HSE’s Core Infection Prevention and Control Knowledge and Skills .Framework Document

 

Infection Control Instructor Course Assessment

Learners will complete a 20 question exam and will demonstrate hand hygiene putting on and removing PPE correctly

Entry requirements

This course is directed at existing trainers who have already completed a “Train the Trainer” course such as QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation, QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor, QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor  PHECC FAR Instructor or PHECC CFR Instructor.

VDU Assessor Course

VDU Assessor Course Aim: VDU assessor course

The aim of this VDU Assessor course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to be able to assess Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstations and advise others on the correct set up of workstations 

Course Objectives: 

On completion of this VDU Assessor course delegates will be able to: 

  • Identify the hazards associated with Display Screen Equipment (DSE) 
  • Explain the harm posed by Display Screen Equipment (DSE) 
  • Explain the legislation that applies to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) 
  • Carry out a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstation Assessment 

Content: 

  • What/why? 
  • Legal requirements 
  • Minimum Requirements 
  • Anatomy & backcare 
  • Ergonomic principles and Risk Assessment 
  • Skills demonstration 

Resources: 

On completion of this course learners will have access to our online resources complete with interactive exercises, guide documents, Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment Sheets and Checklists. 

Location: 

Currently we are delivering this course through videoconferencing to the comfort of your own home!  

Course Certification 

On successful completion of this VDU Assessor course, delegates will receive a Qualtec VDU Assessor Certificate 

Why complete this course?

The Health & Safety Authority require that VDU asssessments are carried out for all computer users. This is outlined in the Safety Health and Welfare (General Application) Regulations: Chapter 5 of Part 2.

Entry requirements

This course is directed at existing trainers who have already completed a “Train the Trainer” course such as QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation, QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor, QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor  PHECC FAR Instructor or PHECC CFR Instructor.

QQI Level 6 Train the Trainer (Training Delivery & Evaluation)

Train the Trainer Course Aim:

The aim of this Train the Trainer course (Training Delivery and Evaluation) is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to prepare for, deliver and evaluate training.

Train the Trainer Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Train the Trainer course (Training Delivery and Evaluation) you will be able to:

  • Outline the theories underlying the delivery and evaluation of training interventions
  • Explore the elements which impact on the effectiveness of a training session
  • Demonstrate an awareness of a range of issues to include equality, diversity and disability
  • Deliver appropriate training content and materials using a range of training aids
  • Formulate appropriate evaluation tools, techniques and approaches for a training session
  • Provide constructive feedback to participants in relation to training intervention
  • Apply a comprehensive range of specialised training delivery and evaluation skills
  • Devise a training evaluation process
  • Select from a range of evaluation tools, techniques and approaches for a training session
  • Report on a training evaluation to include the identification of areas for improvement

Train the Trainer Course Content

  • Theories of Training and Adult Learning
  • Group Formation & Dynamics
  • Roles & Responsibilities of the Trainer
  • Teaching Methods and Aids
  • Session Preparation & Delivery
  • Theories of Evaluation
  • Development of Evaluation Tools
  • Constructive feedback
  • Session Review and Improvement

Course Duration: 4 days

Course Certification: On successful completion of this course you will receive a QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation certificate

Course progression: On completion of this Train the Trainer course learners can progress on to competing other Instructor courses such as our QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course, QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course, Abrasive Wheels Instructor course, Fire Safety & Marshall Instructor course, PHECC FAR Instructor course, PHECC CFR Instructor course or  Working at Heights Instructor course.

 

Course Testimonials:

“This Train the Trainer course really broadens your views, skills and in particular evaluation skills.” Alexander Kevin Loughney

“Great Train the Trainer course. As before, I found Sean excellent. Will use Qualtec again.” Paul Bradley

“The trainer was very open to every students experience and opinion.” Donal MacCarthaigh, Albany Training

“Brilliant Train the Trainer course to take, excellent presentation.” Michael O’Brien, Flexibus 

 

 

Online First Aid Responder Refresher Course

Course aim: The aim of this First Aid Responder Refresher course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be a First Aid ResponderFirst Aid Responder Course

Course objectives:

At the completion of this First Aid Responder Refresher course learners will be able to:

• deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
• provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
• provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including home and recreational settings.
• display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.
• recognise and be able to cope with the additional challenges provided by “Special Circumstances” for which additional training must be completed
• deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
• provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
• provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including home and recreational settings.
• display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.
• recognise and be able to cope with the additional challenges provided by “Special Circumstances” for which additional training must be completed

Course Content

  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedure
  • Common Medical Emergencies
  • CPR
  • Injury Management
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury
  • Hyopthermia & Hyperthermia
  • Information Management
  • Communications
  • Well being of the First Aid Responder

Course duration: 16 hours

Learners will be assessed on five FAR skills including CPR (This can be completed online through video conferencing

Course pre-requisites: 

Learners must have a valid OFA Certificate or have completed a First Aid Responder Course in the last 2 years.

Certification

On successful completion of the course students will receive a PHECC First Aid Responder certificate

Why Qualtec?

Competence: Qualtec is a PHECC Recognised Institution. All of our trainers have completed the PHECC FAR Instructor Course.

Overhead Gantry Crane Instructor Course

Course aim:

The aim of this Overhead Gantry Crane Instructor course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to train other in the safe operation of Overhead Gantry Cranes.

Course objectives:

At the end of this Overhead Gantry Crane Instructor Course learners will be able to:

  • Explain the legislation related to the use of Overhead Gantry Cranes and Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • List the different categories of Overhead Gantry Crane and explain their features
  • Identify the hazards associated with the use of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Outline the Refuelling and Maintenance Procedures of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Outline the Roles & Responsibilities of the operator of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • List the inspection criteria for Overhead Gantry Cranes and Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Perform pre and post Inspections on Overhead Gantry Cranes and Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Operate Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Perform basic rigging
  • Select correct hitches and appliances
  • Deliver an Overhead Gantry Cranes Course

Course Contents:

Day 1

  • Health & Safety Legislation related to Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Roles & Responsibilities of the operator of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Categories of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Overhead Gantry Cranes Risk Assessment
  • Safe use of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Overhead Gantry Cranes Risk Assessment  Risk Assessment
  • Overhead Gantry Cranes operation
  • Pre & Post Inspections of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Maintenance of Overhead Gantry Cranes
  • Assessments of operators on the use of Overhead Gantry Cranes

Day 2

  • Health & Safety Legislation related toOverhead Gantry Cranes
  • Roles & Responsibilities of the operator of lifting equipment
  • Mandatory inspections of lifting equipment
  • Determining the centre of gravity of the load
  • Basic rigging practices
  • Tension developed by sling angles
  • Hitch selection and appliances
  • Effect of sling angles on rigging and hardware

Certification 
In successful completion of this course learners will receive a Qualtec Overhead Gantry Cranes Instructor Certificate.

Minimum requirements

Learners should have a good command of English both verbal and written.

Why Qualtec?

Experience. We are  have trained over 1,000 learners over the last 15 years. We were one of the first companies to be approved to deliver this course.

Satisfaction. We get great feedback on this course. Check out the testimonials below. People come away feeling competent to deliver it. We provide a money back guarantee! If you are not satisfied after the first day we will refund the course fee!!!

Price. We are competitively priced. There may be cheaper out there. However we offer value for money.

Competence. All of our trainers are fully qualified to deliver this course.

Resources. On completion of this course learners will be registered on our elearning centre. In this they will have access to our PowerPoint presentation, guides, videos and skills assemment sheets

Progression. On completion of this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course learners can progress onto the QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course, PHECC FAR Instructor Course, PHECC CFR Instructor CourseAbrasive Wheels Instructor Course, Fire Safety and Fire Marshall Instructor Course, DSE/VDU Asssesor Course and the QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation Course.

Location. Onsite or Tallaght, Co.Dublin, Ireland

MEWPs Instructor Course

Course aim:

The aim of this MEWPs Instructor course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to train other in the safe operation of MEWPs.

Course objectives:

At the end of this MEWPs Instructor Course learners will be able to:

  • Explain the legislation related to the use of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPS)
  • List the different categories of MEWPs and explain their features
  • Identify the hazards associated with the use of MEWPs
  • Explain Trauma Suspension and outline a Rescue Plan Protocol
  • Outline the Refuelling and Maintenance Procedures
  • Outline the Roles & Responsibilities of a Spotter
  • List the different components on a harness and lanyard
  • List the inspection criteria for both a harness & a lanyard
  • Inspect a harness & lanyard
  • Operate MEWP equipment such as Spider Lifts & Vehicle Mounted.
  • Deliver a MEWP Course

Course Contents:

  • Health & Safety Legislation related to MEWPs
  • Categories of MEWPs
  • Components & purpose of harnesses and lanyards
  • Safe use of harnesses & lanyards
  • MEWPs Risk Assessment
  • Suspension Trauma
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Spotter
  • Harness & laynard inspection
  • MEWP operation
  • MEWP Refuelling & Maintenance
  • Delivery of a MEWP course
  • Assessment of a MEWP course

Certification 
In successful completion of this course learners will receive a Qualtec MEWPs Instructor Certificate.

Minimum requirements

Learners should have a good command of English both verbal and written.

Why Qualtec?

Experience. We are delivering instructor course for the last 15 years and have trained over 1,000 learners.

Satisfaction. We get great feedback on this course. Check out the testimonials below. People come away feeling competent to deliver it. We provide a money back guarantee! If you are not satisfied after the first day we will refund the course fee!!!

Price. We are competitively priced. There may be cheaper out there. However we offer value for money.

Competence. All of our trainers are fully qualified to deliver this course.

Resources. On completion of this course learners will be registered on our elearning centre. In this they will have access to our PowerPoint presentation, guides, videos and skills assemment sheets

Progression. On completion of this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course learners can progress onto the QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course, PHECC FAR Instructor Course, PHECC CFR Instructor CourseAbrasive Wheels Instructor Course, Fire Safety and Fire Marshall Instructor Course, DSE/VDU Asssesor Course and the QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation Course.

Location. Tallaght, Co.Dublin, Ireland

 

 

 

 

Fire Safety Training Course

Course aim:

The aim of this Fire Safety Training Course is give attendees an understanding of the causes of fire, how to prevent a fire and what to do in the event of a fire

Course objectives:

On completion of this Fire Safety course attendees will be able to:

  • Identify fire hazards
  • Select and use the correct fire extinguishers
  • Describe the company’s fire procedures

Course content:

  • The nature of fire
  • Fire hazards
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire emergency and evacuation
  • Use of fire extinguishers

Certification

On successful completion of this Fire Safety course and required test, participants will receive a Qualtec Fire Safety certificate.

Duration

2-4 hours

Cost

350 euro/ session for Fire Safety

500 euro for a session that includes Fire Warden training

QQI Boom Spraying Course

Course aim:

The aim of this Boom Spraying Course course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to apply pesticide correctly and safely using a boom sprayer.

 

Course Contents:

  • Why use pesticides?
  • Different pest control methods
  • Selection of suitable pesticides
  • Safe handling, storage, application and disposal of pesticides
  • Legislation that applies to pesticides
  • Equipment and components of a boom sprayer
  • Health & Safety information: Labels, markings and Safety Data Sheets
  • Preparation and calibration of a boom sprayer
  • Mixing sprays
  • Storing sprays, PPE & equipment
  • Applying sprays

Course duration:

This Boom Spraying Course course will be delivered over 2 days

QQI Handheld Knapsack Spraying Course

Course aim:

The aim of this Handheld Knapsack Spraying course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to apply pesticide correctly and safely using a boom sprayer.

Handheld Knapsack Spraying Course content:

  • Why use pesticides?
  • Different pest control methods
  • Selection of suitable pesticides
  • Safe handling, storage, application and disposal of pesticides
  • Legislation that applies to pesticides
  • Equipment and components of a boom sprayer
  • Health & Safety information: Labels, markings and Safety Data Sheets
  • Preparation and calibration of a boom sprayer
  • Mixing sprays
  • Storing sprays, PPE & equipment
  • Applying sprays

Progression

This Knapsack Spraying course can lead to a level 5 qualification in Horticulture (5M2586)

Course duration

This course will be delivered over 2 days plus assessment

Certification:

On completion of this course learners will receive a QQI Level 5 certificate in Hand Held Pesticide Application