“In addition to specialist training for Managers, Engineers, Craftsmen and other workers there is a legal requirement for all workers at Construction sites to have completed Safe Pass Training and for operators of certain mobile plant to hold the relevant CSCS training accreditation.
FAS have been dissolved and a new organisation established. SOLAS is the new Further Education and Training Authority in Ireland. It is responsible for funding, planning and co-ordinating training and further education programmes.
SOLAS (An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna) was formally established on 27th October 2013 by Ruairí Quinn T.D., the Minister for Education and Skills.
SOLAS will be tasked with ensuring the provision of 21st century high quality Further Education and Training programmes which are responsive to the needs of learners and the requirements of a changed and changing economy.
What will happen to SafePass and the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme?
SOLAS will be continuing this function in relation to the operation of SafePass and the CSCS.”
Courtesy of The Health & safety Authority.
EMS & Associates runs Solas SafePass training courses in their training centre every Saturday from 08.00am – 5.30pm.
The course fee is €100.00 per person. Each participant is required to bring a valid from of I.D. (driving licence, passport etc), PPS Number and a Passport sized photo. To book your place please contact our office on 041-9822933.