Most frequent questions and answers
  • QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is an independent State agency responsible for promoting quality and accountability in education and training services in Ireland. It was established in 2012 by the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012.

A user is given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt, it will become locked and the user will be asked to contact you for it to be unlocked. Each user is permitted up to 3 extra attempts per course. If they fail again after using all extra attempts, they would have to purchase a new course licence and start the course again.

You will be issued with a Safe Pass registration card when you have successfully completed the one-day Safe Pass training programme. This card lasts for 4 years from the date of the training course. If you leave your workplace, you can keep your registration card, provided it is in date.

Yes, you can do your safety training or part of your safety training online depending on the course.

For example, First Aid and Manual Handling require a practical examination in conjunction with the online assessment.

  • You will need a Webcam
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome web browser
  • Photo ID 

While sitting the exam…

  • No external devices can be used
  • There can be no other tabs open on the computer
  • No one else in the room at the time of the exam
  • No written notes
  • No Eating, Drinking (other than water) or Smoking

Please be aware that the exam is a live exam but can be taken at any time the candidate

When you log log into the exam page you will be asked to fill out an exam registration form.

You will then have a 2-week window for you can sit the exam.

Once registered the system will not allow you to
choose a date sooner than 72 hours.

At this time the safe pass course can not be taking online.

Safe Pass is a mandatory one-day health and safety awareness programme.

The aim of the programme is to raise the standard of safety awareness in the construction industry and to ensure that, over time, all site personnel undergo basic health and safety awareness training to enable them to work onsite without being a risk to themselves or others who might be affected by their acts or omissions. Candidates who successfully complete the programme will receive a Safe Pass Registration Card.

If your Safe Pass Registration Card has been lost, stolen or damaged you can apply for a replacement which costs €32.

Please complete the Online Replacement Card Form, attach a current passport-quality photograph and complete the online payment. Please remember to use a high-quality photo. Applications may be rejected if your photo is low quality.

Replacement cards are generally issued within two to three weeks of receipt of your fully completed replacement form and correct payment.

There’s a step-by-step instructional video below on how to apply for a replacement card.


Online Training video

Online Examination Proccess

  • Candidate completes the Online Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
  • If a pass is achieved the candidate is issued with an approved certificate
  • We will then give the candidate the option to upgrade to the fully accredited certificate
  • Next we assign the exam via our administration panel to the candidate.
  • Details for the candidate are automatically passed to VideoTile from the administration panel.
  • The candidate logs into the exam page and are asked to fill out an exam registration form
    and for a 2-week window for when they can sit the exam. 
  • The system will not allow the candidate to choose a date sooner than 72 hours.
    Details for the candidate are then sent to ETA awards and Proctor Exam to set up their exam.
  • After 72 hours, instructions are emailed to the candidate to set up the proctor online
    recording system.
  • The candidate is required to use Google Chrome and a web camera and
    microphone to do this.
  • The email will come from the proctor exam. 
  • Depending on the candidates email settings they may need to check your junk folder if they do not receive it.
  • If they still don’t receive it they can contact VideoTile directly to resend the email.

Link to Health and Safety Regulations Act 2005


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