The National Construction Training Centre was established in 2009. The Centre specialises in Construction Plant training and non-craft Training.
The current programmes on offer at Mount Lucas include:
- CSCS Programmes (New Entrants & Experienced Operators)
- UK Changeover Programme (Irish CSCS operators card recognition to UK CPCS Operators card)
- Non-EU transfer programme (UK CPCS – IRE CSCS) Recognition of prior qualifications, subject to terms and conditions
- HS&E Test Centre (UK equivalent of the Irish Safe Pass card)
- Skilled Utilities Operator Traineeship
UK Change over
HS & E
We don’t offer Safe Pass training at Mount Lucas training centre. For a full list of SOLAS approved safe pass training organisations & tutors please visit www.solas.ie.
If you are unemployed, please contact your local social welfare branch to speak to a case officer, they will then add you to the waitlist for the course you are seeking.
For a full list of scheduled 1 day New Entrant and 4 day Experienced Operator courses, please contact our office on (057) 9362508
We currently do not have a facility to take payment over the phone.
Once both parties have confirmed a test date and you have received confirmation from us through email you are NOT entitled to a refund. Please make sure to be vigilant when confirming test dates.
You can change CSCS Plant skills
You can change CSCS Plant skills which you hold on a CSCS card that is in date by going through a CPCS Skills Interview, CPCS Theory Test and a Health Safety & Environmental test.
All requirements are available at Mount Lucas.
Please complete and submit a transfer of CSCS – CPCS booking form & Health Safety and Environmental Test Application Form which can be found in the resources section or by contacting the office 0579362508
Please contact SOLAS on 01 5332500 for more information.
No. You will keep your Irish card. You will need to have this card with you at the training centre on the day of your changeover. Please note that you cannot proceed with your application unless you can produce your valid card on the day.
Here are a selection of common enquires.
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