PASMA Low Level Access Course

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Course Overview

Our PASMA Low Level Access Course delivers a minimum of 3½ hours of instruction and is designed to instruct up to a maximum of 12 delegates, providing training on low level access equipment (platform height under 2.5m) made from prefabricated components, such as folding step units and folding tower units.

This course consists of a training room lecture, DVD presentation, written assessment, practical training and assessment.

The PASMA Low Level Access Course is aimed at personnel who are or will be responsible for assembling, dismantling, moving, inspecting and using Low Level Access equipment such as Podiums, Folding Room Scaffolds and Low Level Access Work Platforms. There are no prerequisite required for this course although a working knowledge of low level access equipment is an advantage.

Since the safe use of low level access units requires that delegates consult safety notices and read and thoroughly understand the manufacturer’s instruction manual, English literacy and language comprehension are important requirements for any podium user.

Please note that delegates will be expected to work at height whilst using low level access equipment, so please ensure delegates are in good health and do not have a fear of heights that may preclude them from taking part in the practical assessment.

uccessful delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and be able to dismantle, erect, inspect and most importantly use a range of low level access equipment safely, in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

At the end of the theory session, delegates will take a short multiple choice test. If delegates successfully pass the test, they will then move onto the practical assessment, where they will have to use a low level access unit.

Successful delegates will receive a certificate and Photo ID card which will be valid for a period of 5 years from the date of the course.

The agenda for the PASMA Low Level Access Course includes:

  • Legal Overview – Health & Safety / Work at Height Regulations
  • Guidance & Information
  • Low Level Access Options
  • Podiums
  • Folding Scaffolds
  • Folding Step Platforms
  • Wide Area Low Level Platforms
  • Hazards

"Very good training session, with a good instructor and good facilities" - Samuel Fulcher

"The course instructor was very good, he answered all points and questions when asked" - Graham Jones

"Great course and well delivered, I have learnt a lot today and thank you to my instructor" - Paul Creane

"Very nice experience and a great instructor! Excellent!!"
- James Pupilli

"Very well put together course - The instructor was very good. Course content was excellent" - Keith Bellehewe