Safe Pass Course
Aim: The Safe Pass Course Health and Safety Awareness Training Programme aims to ensure that all construction workers in Ireland have a basic knowledge of health and safety. There is a legal requirement for all workers at construction sites to have completed Safe Pass Training prior to presenting on a construction site.
Delivery: The Safe Pass course is delivered by SOLAS Approved training tutors. This course is classroom based using power-point presentation with discussions & supplemented by videos. The course is delivered through the English language only.
What award do I receive? Within 3-4 weeks after successful completion of the Safe Pass training programme, you will be issued with a Safe Pass Registration Card, which is valid for 4 years from the date of the training course.
Course Duration: The Safe Pass course is a one day programme which runs from 8am – 5pm (registration for the programme starts at 7:45am so you are required to be present at that time.)
Entry Requirements: 1 passport photo, (Castleblayney do not provide the facility for taking photographs) a valid Irish PPS number and photo I.D eg driver’s license or passport. You also need a good standard of spoken and written English.
How much does it cost? The course fee is €130. We accept cash or card payments.
What is the minimum age for attendance: You must be at least 16 years of age to attend.
Replacement of Safe Pass Card: Replacement cards can be applied for through the link here.
What is the minimum and maximum numbers for Safe Pass courses: The minimum is 8 people and the maximum is 20.
Applying for a PPS number: An online PPS Number application service is available at mywelfare.ie for people living in Ireland who are at least 18 years of age. In order to apply for a PPS Number online, you will need to have a basic MyGovID account. If you don’t have a My GovID account, you can apply for one here.
You will need to upload photos or copies of:
Course Venue: The Course is held in Castleblayney Enterprise Centre, Dublin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 WF72
Topics covered include:
- Health & Safety at Work legislation
- Health & Safety duties and responsibilities at work
- Accident, Prevention and Accident reporting
- Promoting Safety culture
- Working at a height
- Working with electricity
- Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Safe use of tools & Machinery
- Safe use of vehicles
- Health & Hygiene
- Noise & Vibrations
Candidates who are successful in the written assessment at the end of the day will be awarded a Safe Pass card no later than fifteen days following the course. This is valid for four years.
Dates Thursday 13th April 2023