PSCS Training Course

PSCS: Project Supervisor for Construction Stage

This PSCS training course equips participants the knowledge and understanding of their role of Project Supervisor Construction Stage and/or Health and Safety Coordinator to the PSCS under Irish legislation. 

Available as an Onsite Course

Available as a Public Course

Course Objectives

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate who the key duty holders are as defined within the legislation and how they fulfill their roles.
  • Understand the role and legal responsibilities of the PSCS.
  • Understand the requirements for preparing and contributing to the safety file.
  • Recognise the need for measuring performance and understand the principles for active and reactive monitoring.
  • Apply risk controls, reduction and the principles of prevention.
  • Be able to complete a risk assessment and make recommendations for risk controls and safe systems of work.
  • Identify and mitigate construction specific hazards.
  • Understand the need for and contents of a construction safety plan.
Course Topics
  • Introduction
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Legislation
  • Preliminary safety and health plan
  • Safety management system
  • Safety file
  • Temporary and permanent works
  • Contractors competencies
  • Hazards, controls and risk assessment
  • Accident investigation


A maximum of 10 participants can attend each PSCS Training session.


PSCS training sessions are 2-days in duration.

However, public courses can vary in duration.


On successful competition of the PSCS course participants will receive an Accredited Certificate. The certification will expire after 3-years.


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

  1. Participants must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Bring Photo I.D. on day of Assessment

Site Requirements

There are no special site requirements  associated with this course.

Public Course Dates

Summary Of Assessments
  • Participants complete a written exam.

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