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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the next Safe Pass course?

All course dates appear on the home page of this website.

I lost or mislaid my Solas Safe Pass card

If you lost or misplaced your Solas Safe Pass Card you can get a replacement card from Solas.  You are required to fill in an online form which is available here. The form must be submitted to Solas. Kindly note that due to Data Protection and security policies Seamus O Sullivan Training is unable to source or show Safe Pass Card numbers for you or someone else acting on your behalf. If you lost your wallet, do not forget to cancel your credit/debit cards

Lost a Certificate (Manual Handling or Abrasive wheels)

Did you lose a Certificate that was provided by Seamus O’Sullivan Training? There are strict rules about the re-issue of training Certificates. Send us an e-mail and somebody in our Office will do a search through the records. Please do not expect us to drop everything to go looking for your certificate. It will take at least 14 working days before our Office will be able to issue a replacement Certificate. For the future contact Emerald Health & Safety, they have a very clever app, that keeps all your training records on your phone and computer.  If you lost your Safe Pass Card contact Solas via their online page available here.

I do not have a PPS number. Can I do the Safe Pass Course?

Short answer is no. Solas do allow certain exceptions and issue a process number for certain applicants. Because of COVID-19 infection control rules Seamus O’Sullivan Training does not apply for process numbers.

Solas Safe Pass Course times.

It is a full day course. The door opens at 7.30am. You need to be sitting in your seat in the training room before 7.45am. The course normally finishes around 5.pm. Please note Safe Pass courses are full day courses and follow a timetable & Code of Conduct to ensure consistency. It is important that you are present the whole day. If you arrive late you will not be allowed on to the course.

Can I pay you on the day of the course?

No: Due to COVID-19 guidelines, bookings and payments are only taken online. You will automatically  be issued with a receipt/invoice.

Will I get a card or card number on the day of the course?

The Card and Card Number is issued by Solas. The card will be posted to you when the Card is issued.

Is the Safe Pass Card valid in another country?

I do not know. Different countries have different laws Check with the Country in Question as they will know the latest requirements.

I did the Safe Pass Course before. Must I do it again?

Yes, if you wish to work in construction in Ireland you must have a valid Solas Safe Pass card. The Safe Pass Course is a one-day classroom based course. Like all short training courses there is an expiry date. At the time of writing, the Card expires after four years.

Do you prepare or update Safety Statements?

No: We do not update or prepare Safety Statements. If you contact Emerald Health & Safety, they will be able to do the job for you. They are based in Killarney, Co Kerry, and cover most of Ireland.  They have a very useful app which will make it very easy for you to look after your training records. For more information contact Micheal at 086 3686841 or Paudie at 086 3513893

Do you do in-house Safe Pass training?

No: I only provide training in Training Rooms that I know are suitable for the course. For course dates see the home page of this website.

What our
clients have to say

Testimonials

“It is a very good course, very interesting and very important. Safety is a big issue in everyday life as well as on building sites. It is very worthwhile doing.”

M. L. O’Sullivan

“I really enjoyed the course and I learned a lot from it. The instructor was very good and explained everything clearly.”

J. O’Connor

“Great course. Very enjoyable day. Seamus was a great instructor & was very thorough. Would highly recommend.”

J. Nagle