Health and Safety in Construction (P.Grad.Dip.)

1 Year Part Time
30 Places


This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other construction professionals to become familiar with the latest developments in Health and Safety legislation and practice. In addition, the course will provide them with the knowledge necessary to perform the roles of Project Supervisor, Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Advisor, and Safety Officer. In general, the issue of Health and Safety related competency in design and on construction sites is comprehensively dealt with in this programme. The course has been accredited by IOSH and students successfully completing the programme will be eligible to apply for graduate level membership of IOSH.

Course Organisation:

Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April). In addition to attending lectures, participants are required to submit coursework as part of the students' assessment.

Course Content:

  1. Health and safety legislation and legal framework
  2. Risk management for design and construction
  3. Construction regulations
  4. Other relevant legislation
  5. Health and safety management and training
  6. Health and welfare issues; physical and chemical agents ' regulations and controls


Two three-hour examinations are held on two Saturdays in April.

Recommended texts:

Extensive notes are provided by individual lecturers, who may also recommend texts.

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Health and Safety in Construction (P.Grad.Dip.)

Dr. Niamh Harty gives an overview on the P.Grad.Dip in Health and Safety in Construction at Trinity College Dublin.

Course Details

Number of Places

30 Places

Next Intake

September 2022

Course Director

Dr Niamh Harty

Closing Date

31st July 2022

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Admission Requirements

An honours degree in Engineering or related discipline is required. Applications are assessed based on academic qualifications, together with the number of years of relevant experience. A candidate may be interviewed to establish his or her suitability for the course.

Course Fees

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Telephone Number

+353-1-896 1302


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