Safe Pass Course Wicklow

Upcoming Safe Pass Courses

Construction safety sign indicating Safe Pass training.

Objectives and Significance of the Safe Pass Course Wicklow

The primary aim of the Safe Pass Course Wicklow is to equip every construction worker with fundamental safety knowledge and practices. This course is a regulatory requirement, reflecting the stringent safety laws and regulations of the construction industry. It caters to workers at all levels, from beginners to seasoned professionals, fostering a shared responsibility for safety.

Enhancing Safety in Construction with the Safe Pass Course Wicklow

The construction industry, known for its challenging environments, necessitates stringent safety protocols. The Safe Pass Course Wicklow is specifically crafted to impart essential safety knowledge vital for the construction sector. This course plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of construction workers, providing them with the skills necessary to effectively reduce risks and prevent accidents.

Construction site with workers and heavy machinery.

Who Should Attend the Course?

The course is designed for a broad spectrum of roles within the construction field. It is particularly advantageous for tradespeople, laborers, and on-site security staff. The Safe Pass Course Wicklow is essential for anyone present on a construction site, as it raises awareness about the potential dangers and teaches safe practices.

Group of workers in safety gear at a construction site.

Course Structure and Methodology

Conducted over a single day, the course emphasizes interaction and participant engagement. Employers are encouraged to support their workforce in this educational endeavor by allowing the necessary time off for training. Hosted in Wicklow, the course predominantly focuses on theoretical instruction, concluding with a written assessment. Successful completion awards participants with the Safe Pass certification.

Certification and Its Validity

The Safe Pass certification, valid for four years, underscores the necessity of ongoing learning and adaptation to evolving safety standards in the construction sector.

Accreditation and Quality Standards

The Safe Pass Course Wicklow is accredited by Solas, ensuring adherence to national safety training standards. This accreditation is a testament to the quality and relevance of the training provided.

Additional Services for Participants

Acknowledging the intensive nature of the course, we offer an optional lunch service for the convenience of the participants, allowing them to focus fully on the training.

Workers in hard hats and high visibility jackets on site.

The Safe Pass Course Wicklow is more than just a compliance measure; it is a vital investment in the safety and education of construction workers. Participating in this course not only fulfills legal requirements but also contributes to creating a safer, more aware construction environment. Enroll today and take a significant step towards enhancing safety in your workplace.

Frequently Asked Questions about SOLAS Safe Pass Course

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a SOLAS Safe Pass Card, which is a recognized certification in the construction industry.

The assessment includes a written test. Participants must pass this assessment to qualify for the SOLAS Safe Pass Card.

To attend the course, you need:

  • One passport-sized photograph (note that Practical Training does not provide a picture service)
  • Photographic ID such as a driver’s license, passport, National ID Card, or public service card
  • A valid PPS number
  • You must be at least 16 years of age on the day of the training course

The course starts at 8 am sharp and ends at approximately 5 pm. Registration begins at 7.30 am, so please arrive early to complete the registration process.

A SOLAS Safe Pass Card is issued upon successful completion of the one-day Safe Pass training program. SOLAS issues this card within 3-4 weeks from the course date, and it is valid for 4 years from the training date.

The course requires a minimum of 8 participants and can accommodate a maximum of 10.

The Safe Pass Training Course should be renewed every 4 years.

If your Safe Pass Registration Card is lost, stolen, or damaged, you can apply for a replacement. Please contact us for more details.

Yes, you must be at least 16 years old to complete the Safe Pass Training.

For those without a PPS number, Practical Training can apply to SOLAS for a process number. Please contact us at least 7 days prior to the course to arrange this. A cover letter stating the project timeframe on company-headed paper is required. Failure to notify us in advance will result in an inability to remain on the courses.

Yes, there is mutual recognition between the UK’s CSR and Ireland’s SOLAS Safe Pass. The one-day UK CSR health and safety course is recognized as equivalent to the one-day SOLAS Safe Pass course. To transfer cards, contact SOLAS or CSR at

Currently, the Safe Pass course is not available online. SOLAS insists that the course must be tutor-led and there are no plans to offer it online.

The course is designed for:

  • Craft or trade construction workers
  • Security personnel on construction sites
  • General construction sector workers
  • Anyone deemed necessary by the Construction PSCS to attend

For more information or specific queries about our SOLAS Approved Safe Pass Course, feel free to contact Practical Training directly. We’re here to assist you in enhancing your safety skills and knowledge in the construction industry.