2 Day CCNSG National Safety Passport

This 2 day Training Course is a basic mandatory requirement for all staff, engineers, contractors, sub-contractors and site personnel working in the engineering construction industry and installation and maintenance sectors.

The course focuses on the core topics of Health and Safety and Environmental Awarenss.

The training is regulated by the ECITB – Engineering Construction Industry Training Board and confirms to the Health and Safety Executives standards and regulations. The acronym CCNSG stands for Client Contractors National Safety Group.

It is normal for personnel who do not hold a valid CCNSG Card/Safety Passport not to be allowed on to site.

The CCNSG Safety Passport Scheme was previously known as the SCATS Card.

The CCNSG National Safety Passport is valid for 3 years, at which point you may renew it for a further 3 years by completing a one day CCNSG renewal/refresher course.

Course Overview

The Health and Safety law and acts, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Safety Behaviour and a safe work environment

Encouraging safe practice

Examples of good and bad safety

Protocol and safe/responsible working practices in relation to scaffolding

Protocol and safe/responsible working practices for access/Site Transportation


Risk assessments

Accidents and reporting


Hazards and Risks, Control procedures

First aid procedures

Fire prevention, precautions and procedures

PPE – Personal Protective Equipment

COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

Manual Handling

PUWER – Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

HAVS – Hand-arm vibration at work

LOLER – Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Noise pollution and Noise Safety

Heavy Plant Machinery & Cranes

Digging and Excavation

Asbestos Awareness

Safe Working at Height

Confined Spaces

Electrical Safety

Environmental Awareness

The CCNSG Safety Passport Card / Scheme Training Course is held over 2 days.

Assessment and Certification

Each training module is assessed singly through a short examination. The examinations/tests are all multiplpe choice (MCQ’s), with the pass mark for each being 80%.

On successful completion of the course you will receive your ECITB accredited CCNSG Safety Passport Card in the post. This takes approximately 21 days to arrive. In the interim you may request a confirmation letter, this will confirm that you have successfuly undertaken your CCNSG Training and are awaiting your official CCNSG Passport to come through in the post.

This training course is covered by our Guaranteed Pass Plicy as standard. If for any reason incluing absence you fail to pass the course you can retake the entire course free of charge until you pass successfuly and receive your qualification.

Your CCNSG Passport is valid for 3 years. At the end of the 3 years you are able to renew your qualification for a further 3 years by completing a 2 day refresher/re-certification course