PASS Leader

Becoming a PASS Leader

Students from first year can apply to become PASS leaders until 1st April.

The application process is now fully online; to apply to become a PASS Leader read the information below and click on the link at the bottom of the page.


We are looking for PASS Leaders who will:

  • Volunteer roughly 2.5 hours per week during semester one to plan, facilitate and review PASS sessions.
  • Attend two days of mandatory training in August.

  • Plan and manage one PASS session a week – 8 weeks in total.

  • Be enthusiastic, supportive, approachable, and who are able to pass on advice based upon their own experience of first year.

  • Encourage students in their group to learn by sharing ideas and supporting each other.

  • Facilitate small group discussions and feedback.

  • Keep in touch with their group between PASS sessions via email, Moodle or Facebook.

  • Complete a piece of reflective work (about 1,000 words) once sessions have concluded.


PASS Leader Benefits:

  • Gain 5 ECTS credits for your role.
  • Develop personal and professional skills: leadership and team working; organisation and time management; listening skills and interpersonal communication; facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Increased confidence in speaking.
  • Provides valuable experience to enhance your CVs.

Garda Vetting

  • From July 2019 Garda Vetting is no longer required to become a PASS Leader.

Please note:

  • You must be available for training on August 24th and 25th 2022.
  • You must pass all first year subjects.
  • All communication will be to your AIT email address. It is every students’ responsibility to check their college email for notices or communication.

PASS Application Process