COVID-19 Compliance Officer Training for the Audio-Visual (AV) Sector

Date: Available anytime
Tutor(s):  Self-direct/Non-tutor led
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Venue: Online
Cost: Free

To gain access to the Covid Officer course, you must first complete the COVID-19 Return to Work Training. Your certificate of completion will be required.
This course is available to the Irish screen industry only.
This course is self-led and can be done any time once you receive confirmation that you have been successful in obtaining access to the course.

If successful you will receive your login within 24hrs (or on the next working day if you apply on the weekend) Please check your spam if you haven’t received an email within 24hrs as emails come from

Participant Profile: This course is open to applicants that intend to work as a COVID-19 Compliance Officer or COVID-19 Lead Worker.  

All applicants much have proof that they have completed the COVID-19 Return to Work in the AV sector online course offered through Screen Skillnet, or one of the partner organizations listed below,  and confirm that they have read and understand the COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers May 2020, Return to Work Safety Protocol and the relevant guidelines for the sector they work in.  

The course is an online, self-directed/non-tutor led course and should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.  

Course Profile:  

This course, developed in partnership with the Skillnet audio-visual networks (Animation Skillnet, Screen Skillnet, Learning Waves Skillnet, Gréasán na Meán Skillnet and Immersive Technologies Skillnet), will equip you with the knowledge required to work with companies, organisations and productions to implement the correct procedures to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. 

The course covers the training requirements set out in the COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers May 2020, Return to Work Protocol, in addition to bespoke elements to the Audio-Visual Sector. 

The course will cover the Response Plan, Work Structures, Risk Assessments, and best hygiene practices for the Audio-visual sector.  

There will be an assessment at the end of the course and learners will require a 90% pass rate to earn the Certification of Completion. If you do not achieve a 90% pass rate you can review the module(s) you failed and repeat the assessment.  

You will also have access to a resources section that will contain links to the following documents, plus links to websites giving information on Public Health and Occupational Health and Safety:

  • COVID-19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers May 2020, Return to Work Safety Protocol
  • Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) Production Guidelines for Irish Film & TV (Live Action)
  • SPI COVID-19 Production Guidelines for Factual and Entertainment
  • Commercial Producers Ireland Filming Guidelines Post COVID-19

Application Procedure:

To apply for this training you must first complete a Screen Skillnet REGISTRATION FORM HERE, using the password SCREENSKILLNET

If your application is accepted you will be sent a link to complete the course. Depending on the volume of applications it may take up to 24 hours in the first few weeks to approve your application and send out the link.  If you have not recieved your registration within 24hrs we would first ask  you to check your spam. Emails will be sent directly from: AV Sector eLearning Hub.
All efforts will be made to process applications as soon as possible.  

Applications received at the weekends or outside of business hours will be processed on the next working day.  

Please note: You can register for this training on the Screen Skillnet website OR on the websites of any of our partners listed above.The training is identical throughout. 

You must email a copy of your Certificate of Completion for the COVID-19 Return to Work in the AV Sector course to Applications without a Certificate will not be processed.  

If you would like to do this course in Irish please email

For further information, please email

  • 24th July 2020 - 31st December 2021
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm