Course Exemptions

Exemptions may be granted under some circumstances for modules 1 & 2.  In order to gain exemption, you must be able to satisfy PASMA that you can produce evidence of prior learning in Instructional Techniques and Health & Safety.

Instructional Techniques

To gain exemption from this module we would require evidence of a recognised Instructional Techniques qualification.  Please see below for our currently accepted recognised certification:

  • City & Guilds Instructors/teaching related certification
  • Cert. Ed. Or similar Degree
  • RTITB Instructional Techniques
  • CITB Instructional Techniques
  • IPAF Instructional Techniques 
  • ITSSAR Approved Instructional Techniques programmes
  • CIPD Professional Training programmes


Health and Safety Module 2

To gain exemption from this module we would require evidence of a recognised Health and Safety Qualification which is equivalent to a NEBOSH National General Certificate.

Please note that the IOSH Managing Safely in Construction will give you exemption from Module 2, however the general IOSH Managing Safely will not

These lists are not exhaustive and if you have attended an Instructional Techniques course or Health & Safety Course that is not listed above please send us evidence of your certificate and a course synopsis along with your application. This will be reviewed by our Training Director or his nominee. Please note: If evidence of prior learning is not provided, we will automatically book you on to our Instructional Techniques and Health & Safety course.

Mandatory Modules

Modules that every candidate must successfully attend are as follows:

PASMA Manufacturers/Industry Specific
PASMA Administration
Mentored Module