Certificate in Practical Ergonomics


LCE Cert In Ergonomics

Are you a NON ERGONOMIST who wants to gain an understanding of Workplace Ergonomics in relation to Health, Safety and Productivity in a workplace setting?


Dates: May 22nd—26th,  2017

Venue: LCE Training Academy Waterford

Cost: €1,695.00


This 5 day ergonomics training course starting May 22nd here in the LCE Training Academy  is specifically aimed at Ergonomics and Best Practice – Certificate in Practical Ergonomics. This is a unique course as it is the first of its kind in Ireland. It will give you the know-how and tools to be able to carry out basic ergonomic assessments – this will include:


  • Physical assessments to optimise operator productivity and comfort,


  • Assessments of the cognitive processes involved in human-system interaction and apply standard principles of design for information processing to reduce the potential for human error.


It is for professionals who need to develop their understanding of, and competence in, the practical application of ergonomics in the workplace, from risk assessment to accident investigation. It will cover the following topics:


  • Principle of Ergonomics                                   
  • Human Capabilities
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Cognitive Processes
  • Improvement Programmes
  • Workstation Analysis


Trainer: Ita Leyden BE, M.Sc., C.Eng., C.MIOSH Consultant Ergonomist and Forensic Engineer


Recognised as one of the foremost experts in the field,  Ita lectures in Ergonomics in UCD and is a regular speaker on the subject at conferences and seminars. For over 25 years, Ita has been providing ergonomic consultancy and practical solutions to clients in Ireland, Europe and the US.



Bookings and further info or call LCE 051 364344.



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Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Week


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National Enterprise Week 12th-19th May


All are welcome to our free events


Thursday 11th May @ 9.30am- BOI Ardkeen- Ways to Bank


Speakers from Bank of Ireland:

  • Paula Connellan Regional Digital Arrow
  • David Brookes Business On Line
  • Mark Rafferty Bank Of Ireland Payment Acceptance


Wednesday May 17th @ 4.30pm in BOXWORKS, Patrick Street, Waterford Starting, Scaling and Transforming your Business using Digital Technologies with speakers:

  • David Tighe Bank of Ireland Innovation
  • Robbie Skuse (Kollect)
  • David Whelan (Immersive VR Education)
  • Regina Mangan (Liberty Blue & Book a Room)


Thursday May 18th @ 4.30pm in Bank of Ireland the Quay 

Employer’s Pension Responsibilities

Speaker: Bernard Walsh- Head of Bank of Ireland Insurance & Investments.


Thursday May 18th @ 7.30pm Granville Hotel Accountants

Briefing Market Update – 1 CPD hour – Speaker Bernard Walsh, Head of Bank of Ireland Insurance & Investment


If you would like to attend these events please RSVP to Laura Gregory @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to book your place


Digital Awareness Day at AIB Bank, The Quay, Waterford


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Digital Awareness Day


Wednesday, 17th May 2017

AIB The Lab, Digital Bank

visit to AIB Bank, The Quay, Waterford


  • Online Banking & Home Insurance
  • Fundraising initiative for GAA clubs
  • Leading Retail Till Equipment
  • Demonstration for retailers
Mortgage Week at KBC Bank Waterford


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Elizabeth Cooney and Friends - String Sextet Tour begins in Waterford


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A string ensemble composed of rising international stars and seasoned pros kicks off a six venue tour of Ireland in Ireland on 16th May with a concert of Romantic string sextets by Tchaikovsky and Brahms.


The tour continues to Cork, Galway, Sligo, Navan and Dublin. To perform two magnificent works for string sextet violinist Elizabeth Cooney will be joined by an exciting array of musicians from Ireland and the UK: violinist Mairéad Hickey, international prize winner now studying at the Kronberg Academy; violists Simon Aspell of the Vanbrugh Quartet and Ruth Gibson of Ensemble 360; and cellists Brian O'Kane of the Navarra Quartet and Guy Johnston of the Aronowitz Ensemble and winner of BBC Young Musician and Brit Awards. 


The Italian lyricism and Russian virtuosity of 'Tchaikovsky's ‘Souvenir de Florence’ for String Sextet will be followed by Brahms’ Sextet No.1 in B flat, Op.18, one of the best loved works in the chamber music repertoire which is both reflective and exuberant in character. The concert in Waterford is promoted by Waterford-Music who celebrate 75 years of bringing the best of Irish and international classical artists to perform in the heart of the city. Tchaikovsky’s ‘Souvenir de Florence’.


Speaking about the event, chairman Elizabeth Twohig said, "we are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Cooney and ensemble back to our stage. It will be a brilliant conclusion to our 75th season."


Date: Tuesday, 16 May

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Waterford-Music, Large Room, City Hall, Waterford    

Cost: €15 (€5 students) at door.


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Cathy Desmond

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Avril Bowe joins Walsh’s Bakehouse team


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Walsh’s Bakehouse Waterford is delighted to announce the appointment of Avril Bowe as Sales and Marketing Manager. This is a new role for the company, and is part of a larger expansion plan, currently being rolled out at the long-established Waterford bakery.


Avril joins the team at Walsh’s Bakehouse this month, bringing over 20 years’ experience in hospitality sales and marketing to this iconic Waterford brand.


Speaking on her recent appointment, Avril said: “There are very ambitious expansion plans in place for the future of Walsh’s Bakehouse and I look forward to working with Dermot, Michael and all the team growing the product lines. I am also very conscious of how important the history, heritage and providence of the Blaa is, and as a proud Waterford woman, I look forward to being the story teller of this great success story.”


Commenting on her appointment, Joint MD at Walsh’s Bakehouse, Dermot Walsh said: “We are delighted to welcome Avril to the team at such an exciting time for the business. Her experience in hospitality is invaluable and we are in no doubt that she will elevate the Walsh’s Bakehouse brand to a new level, not just locally, but nationally and internationally.”


Since attaining the PGI status for the Blaa in 2014, Walsh’s Bakehouse has gone from strength to strength, exporting to the UK, Europe, and Dubai. The expanding range of products, which are being distributed nationwide through a range of leading food services companies, can now be sampled in some of Ireland’s favourite eateries, including Lough Erne Resort, Hatch & Co in Dublin and Bodega Waterford.

Business of the Week: Junior Achievement Ireland




Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) is national organisation which utilises the experience of those already in the workforce to help students of all ages to fully understand the important role that education will play in shaping their futures.


Junior Achievement (JA) programmes, facilitated by business volunteers, promote work readiness, financial literacy, entrepreneurship and the value of studying STEM.


Thanks to the early support of Bausch & Lomb, the JAI journey in the South East began 18 years ago. Now with 6 offices across Ireland, JAI are the largest not for profit organisation providing CSR options in the education sector to over 160 companies across Ireland.


JAI partner with organisations of all sizes - from large multinational corporations to SMEs and public institutions - to provide CSR options which will enable supporters to inspire young minds!


Due to our partnerships with companies across the South East region, nearly 8,000 local students will experience the benefits of JA programmes by the end of the 2016/17 school year.


For information about JAI activities in the South East please see

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