Construction Safety Pass

This course is Safety Awareness training and its purpose is to reduce the risk of accidents at work, particularly in the construction industry.

The course is intended for all employees who work in construction and aims to increase their knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues.

Available as an Onsite Course

Available as a Public Course

Course Objectives

This course is Safety Awareness training and its purpose is to reduce the risk of accidents at work, particularly in the construction industry. The course is intended for all employees who work in construction and aims to increase their knowledge and awareness of health and safety issues.

Course Topics
  • The reasons for promoting safety
  • Health and safety at work legislation
  • Accident reporting and emergency procedure
  • Accident prevention
  • Health and hygiene
  • Manual handling
  • Working at heights
  • Working with electricity, underground and overhead services
  •  Use of hand-held equipment and tools
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Safe use of vehicles
  • Noise and vibrations
  • Excavations and confined spaces
Legislation

Participants

A maximum of 20 (minimum of 8)  participants can attend each Construction Safety Pass training session.

Duration

Construction Safety Pass training sessions are 1-day in duration.

Certification

On successful competition of the Construction Safety Pass course participants will receive an Accredited Certificate (Card). The certification will expire after 4-years.

Renewal

Participants are required to renew their training by completing the course again. Renewals should happen before the certification expires, or sooner if indicated by their company’s risk assessment.

Course Entry Requirements

  • Participants do not have to be employed in construction or in any employment to complete course.
  • All participants must bring passport size photograph
  • All participants must be 16-years old
  • All participants must bring a photo ID
  • All participants must have a valid Irish PPS number which they need to supply to the trainer of the course.
  • If participants do NOT have a valid Irish PPS and they are employed by an Irish employer they must wait until their PPS is supplied to them before proceeding with this course.
  • If participants do NOT have a valid Irish PPS and they are employed by an NON-Irish employer (e.g. contract staff) they can apply for a temporary process number. This requires additional forms and documents to be submitted 10-working days prior to course commencement. 

Site Requirements

  • The Accreditation provider require 2 weeks (10 working days notice), to schedule this course.
  • The Accreditation provider requires a classroom style room suitable to seat the participants comfortably (35ft x 20ft). Participants must be seated far apart to ensure the integrity of the candidates workIn addition, please provide a separate table and chair for tutor, at the top of the room.
  • Audio visual equipment should be provided by the client (e.g. projector).
    However, we can provide this equipment with prior notification. The room must have a blank white-wall or projector screen.
  • The room needs to have adequate heating and ventilation.

It is the client’s responsibility to organise a suitable venue for the training.

Public Course Dates

Summary Of Assessments
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