AN Offaly quintet received their NISO (National Irish Safety Organisation) Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from Mr Padraig Corrigan President of NISO and Mr John Flanagan (NISO Midlands, chairman) following a ceremony in the Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone recently.
Twenty two participants successfully completed the 14-week course in AIT between September 2011 and January of this year and the five from Offaly were - Jimmy Beatty (Co Offaly Fire Service), Anthony Buckley (Rahan), Brendan Donagher (Killeshal Precast Concrete Ltd, Daingean), Aaron Farrell (Tubber) and Nigel Farrell (Tubber).
The next round of this NISO course begins at the end of September in AIT. For further information contact the Adult Education Office AIT at 090 64 83050 or the AIT website www.ait.ie
Each year a significant number of these students continue their studies in AIT on the two year part-time (level 7) BSc in Environmental Health and Safety Management degree course and qualify subsequently to work as Safety/Environmental Safety officers.
For further information or admission to this course contact AIT Life and Physical Sciences office at 090 64 71828 or 090 64 68144 or the admissions office at 090 6468131.