This course is aimed at personnel who are or will be responsible for assembling, dismantling, moving, inspecting and using mobile access towers. There is no prerequisite required for this course, although a working knowledge of mobile access towers is an advantage.
Since the safe use of mobile access towers 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 tower user.
Please note that delegates will be expected to work at height whilst building a mobile access tower, 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.
Delegates will also require this course in order to progress onto any of the advanced modules.
Delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and be able to dismantle, assemble, inspect and most importantly use mobile access towers 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 build a mobile access tower using both the 3T (Through the Trap) and AGR (Advanced Guardrail) methods.
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 Tower for Users Course includes:
- Introduction to mobile access towers
- Legal overview – Health & Safety / Work at Height Regulations 2005
- British & European standards
- Guidance & information on tower components, inspection & maintenance
- Tower assembly & dismantle (3T Method & Advanced Guardrail)
- Tower stability & tying-in
- Hazards when using mobile access Towers
- Your responsibilities when using mobile access towers
- Multiple choice assessment paper
- Practical training & assessment session
"The instructor was very professional, spoke clearly and relaxed. The course was informative and he made everyone prepared for the theory and practical exams. Would definitely recommend" - Chris Waters
"Friendly and supportive delivery, enjoyable day. Many thanks!"
- Peter Mellor
"The instructor was very helpful and made the course bearable. A top bloke!" - Tom Donovan
"Excellent presentation from our instructor. Vast knowledge on the subject. Well done." - Simeon John
"The instructor has a very good style in presenting the course. Serious when needed and enjoyable at the same time." - Andrew Wallace