The course takes place over two mornings via Zoom.

Next Course: 17th and 18th May 2021. 9:45 to 1:30 on both days

Classroom course places are €80 to members.

During Covid there is an online version with a heavily discounted rate for members of €20 and an organisation rate of €60.

Please make contact if you would like to enquire about a place on the next course or to organise a course for your venue or group.

The course is theoretical and is similar to Safepass but designed for the theatre and entertainment industries. Please make contact to book.

Stagepass aims to promote good work practice and to create a safe and effective working environment in technical theatre by establishing a required minimum knowledge base for all technical theatre practitioners. This encompasses both general areas of safety and health at work and areas of safe work practice and health particular to the area of professional stage and theatre production.

Safety Culture, Duty of Care and Legal Responsibilities

Personal Risk Assessment and Manual Handling

Management of the Working Environment, Stage Protocol and Communication

Set Assembly, Storage and Housekeeping

Fire Safety

Signage, Evacuation Access and Egress

Chemical and Environmental Hazards including Noise

Electrical Safety

Working at heights


There are 1600 holders of a Stagepass.

The accreditation is in two parts. Thee is a multiple choice exam at the end of the second training day and then a project you are asked to complete and then email in to us within two weeks. The project should take no more than an hour to complete.

Stagepass is delivered through Inchicore City Of Dublin ETB and it’s development was funded by the Arts Council