Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering (bite-sized HE course)

Course Code: HSFUP
Learning Aim Code: Z0001940
Full-time / Part-time: Part-time bite-sized HE course - a module from the HNC/D in Engineering
Duration: 16 weeks – one half-day per week
Campus: Paget Road campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you work in the engineering industry and need a comprehensive understanding of health and safety planning, this short part-time module from the HNC/D in engineering syllabus will give you an understanding of the implementation and legislation within the working environment.

What will I learn?

Studying this module will enable you to:

  • Select and apply safe working procedures to engineering operations
  • Understand the nature and use of current health and safety legislation
  • Analyse engineering activities for the assessment of risk
  • Manage and minimise risk to life, property and engineering activities within an industrial environment

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop an understanding of health and safety planning, implementation and legislation within an engineering environment
  • Gain awareness of the principles, planning and implementation of health and safety practice within a range of industrial environments
  • Learn how to select, apply and evaluate safe working procedures, for operations appropriate to particular industrial activities
  • Gain knowledge of current UK and EU health and safety legislation and codes of practice
  • Understand the role of the health and safety inspectorate and safety audits
  • Learn how to assess, evaluate and record risk
  • Learn how to gather and disseminate information
  • Learn how to comply with current regulations and implement policy
  • How will I be assessed?

  • This is an assignment-based course and there are no exams.
  • You will be continually assessed throughout the course via assignments and the production of a detailed portfolio
  • What can I do next?

    Completion of the module will enable you to:

  • Use the skills you have gained in the workplace
  • Continue with further study and progress to the HNC/D in engineering
  • What are the Entry Requirements?

    As this module is part of an HNC/D qualification, you are required to be over 18 years of age and have the following qualifications:

    • Two A Levels – preferably in maths or science OR
    • BTec certificate or diploma in engineering or a related discipline

    - Mature students will be considered in light of relevant work/life experience

    - Non-EU students are required to have an IELTS or equivalent university qualification

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