Bachelor of Science in Construction Health & Safety

Limerick Institute of Technology (SB19CHS)
Key Programme Details
Award

Bachelor of Science in Construction Health and Safety (Level 7)

NFQ Level

7 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Mixed

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

Department of Built Environment

General Information
Contact

Paul Vesey

Email

paul.vesey@lit.ie

Phone

+353 61 293166

Address

Limerick Institute of Technology
Moylish Park Campus
Limerick

Role

Coordinator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

06/01/2020

Start Date

20/01/2020

End Date

31/12/2020

About this Course

Please note that this programme will open for applications in early October 2019. Additional information on this programme will be added to the Springboard portal in the coming months.

The aim of this programme is to give the students an academically challenging educational experience that will enable
them to develop the knowledge base, professional attitudes, leadership skills, commercial awareness and the skills
necessary for the management of health and safety and its associated technologies to serve both the construction
industry and society. The programme also aims to provide the student with the opportunity to develop skills for lifelong
learning.

Objectives

Upon completion the student will be a fully rounded graduate; intellectually competent to self direct their learning and fully empowered to continue their professional development

Entry Requirements

Applicants must satisfy a minimum entry requirement of a Higher Certificate (Level 6) in a relevant field or an equivalent qualification to a Higher Certificate (Level 6) with appropriate prerequisite subjects.

Long Description

The aim of this programme is to give the students an academically challenging educational experience that will enable them to develop the knowledge base, professional attitudes, leadership skills, commercial awareness and the skills necessary for the management of health and safety and its associated technologies to serve both the construction industry and society. The programme also aims to provide the student with the opportunity to develop skills for lifelong learning.

To achieve this aim, the following objectives have been set:

•Acquisition of the skills necessary for the management of health and safety and its associated technologies.
•Contribute to the construction process in a manner that sustains and enhances both the natural and the built environments by improving the culture of safety and imbedding an understanding and appreciation of its value.
•The development of individual initiative, to encourage an imaginative approach to the solution of problems and to promote leadership qualities, as well as encouraging students to be successful team members and to communicate effectively.
•The provision of a rigorous study of a broadly based core of modules.
•The establishment of a thorough understanding of construction health and safety issues at design and site level with particular reference to site practice, design office practice, quality, safety and value for money.
•The cultivation of a practical understanding of the construction industry and of the management of organisations and projects, having regard to the importance of buildings to clients, users and the wider community.

Timetable Info

The programme will run over one year (January 2020 to December 2020)

Delivery Location

LIT Moylish Campus in Limerick

Delivery Notes

Blended Delivery

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Springboard Coordinator

Address

Department of Flexible Learning
Limerick Institute of Technology
Moylish Park Campus
Limerick

Phone

+353 61 293802

Email

Flexible@lit.ie

RPL Information

Applications may also be eligible for entry according to LIT's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Procedures

Application Procedures

Apply online at www.springboardcourses.ie

Please note that you will also be required to provide the following supporting documents:

1. Current CV
2. Proof of existing Level 6 Qualification and other relevant education qualifications
3. Proof of social welfare / employment

Once all documentation is received, applicants will be assessed by the academic course leader and decisions will be forwarded to applicants once applications have been assessed.