PASMA Towers for Users Course - Saturday

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Course Overview

Our PASMA Towers for Users course will equip you with the specialist knowledge you need to work safely with mobile access towers, delivering a minimum of 6 hours of instruction and is designed to instruct up to a maximum of 12 delegates. This course provides training on mobile access towers manufactured in aluminium alloy or GRP fibreglass, approved to BS EN1004-1:2020 which carry a current British Standard or other equivalent mark of approval.

Spend a Saturday at our approved PASMA Training Centre with one of our expert instructors and become knowledgeable on:

  • How to safely assemble, dismantle, alter and move mobile access towers
  • How to safely use mobile access towers
  • How to inspect mobile access towers
  • How to identify hazards relating to their use
  • What legislation, regulations and guidance are applicable to these towers

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

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.

Successful delegates will receive a PASMA Towers for Users e-certificate and physical photo ID card, valid for a period of 5 years from the date of the course. All successful delegates can also access their e-certification through the free PASMA TowerSure smartphone app, available on iOS and Android.

They 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.

Once you’ve completed the course, you become eligible for more advanced PASMA courses which cover different tower configurations, such as:

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 on Tower Components & Maintenance
  • Tower Inspection (using TowerSure App)
  • 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 Session
  • Practical Assessment

"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