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.
COVID-19 Safe Pass
Health & Safety Authority:
“Arising from the cessation of the delivery of the SOLAS Safe Pass training programme during the Covid-19 emergency and for the period of such cessation, a safety awareness registration card that expires after 1 March 2020 shall be regarded as valid.”
(Health & Safety Authority Website, 11th May 2020), VIEW.
Available as an Onsite Course
Available as a Public Course
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.
- 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
A maximum of 20 (minimum of 8) participants can attend each Construction Safety Pass training session.
Construction Safety Pass training sessions are 1-day in duration.
On successful competition of the Construction Safety Pass course participants will receive an Accredited Certificate (Card). The certification will expire after 4-years.
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.
- 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 work. In 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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