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PASMA Towers for Users Training Course

1 day course
240 minutes
150 minutes

NB: Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

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This PASMA Towers for Users course (formerly the PASMA Operators course) is a 1 day highly practical course for those who are responsible for assembling, dismantling, moving or inspecting both 3T ('Through The Trapdoor') and AGR (Advance Guard Rail) mobile towers.

This is a universally recognised industry-standard course – and is compliant with all the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 


On this PASMA Towers for Users course delegates will learn the knowledge and skills they need to safely assemble, dismantle, move and inspect mobile access towers. They will also learn which PPE is best practice for these activities – and which equipment to use.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Legislation, regulations and guidance affecting working at height with mobile access towers
  • PASMA code of practice
  • EN1004:2004 product standards
  • Tower assembly and how to alter and dismantle them safely
  • Best practice for fall protection
  • Tower inspection
  • Completion of tower inspection records
  • Hazard awareness

Those who complete this course will:

  • Understand the relevant health and safety regulations
  • Be able to define the term “working at height”
  • Outline the principle requirements of working at height regulations
  • State their duties under the working at height regulations
  • Be fully aware of the needs regarding personal protective equipment
  • Demonstrate the safe inspection/use of mobile scaffolds
  • Inspect, assemble and erect a mobile tower scaffold
  • Know how to safely dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower proficiently and safely 

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This course is taught by highly experienced PASMA approved instructors – all of whom have received substantial face-to-face training.

At the end of the theory session delegates take a short test and on passing this, enables them to continue with the practical session in the afternoon. A practical assessment is conducted at the end of the afternoon, and on successful completion, a PASMA certificate and photo card is issued.

Yes – MRS Training & Rescue is a CITB approved training organisation (ATO) and this course qualified for a tier 2 CITB short course duration grant (£70).

If you’re already registered with CITB we do all the necessary paperwork for you, so you automatically receive the payment.

The instructor to candidate ratio is 1:12.

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

What time does the course start and finish?

Courses start at 8.45am and finishes at about 3.30pm

Do I need to bring PPE?

Yes. Full PPE will be required for the practical exercises: • Hard hat • Overalls • Safety footwear • Eye protection • Gloves

What is included in the price?

Course materials, refreshments and a light lunch are provided.

How long does it take for certificates to arrive?

PASMA photo cards and certificates are posted as soon as we receive them (usually within a month).

When will I receive my course instructions?

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Can I change my booking?

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Is there parking?

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

“Fantastic course! Learnt a lot, would 100% recommend.” Adam Robinson

“Good facilities, knowledgeable staff who provide first-class tuition. Highly recommended for your H&S training needs.” Graham Ferguson

“A superb facility with very knowledgeable trainers and instructors. The training rooms and practical facilities have clearly been constructed by subject matter experts. Highly recommended training provider for all HSE related courses.” Sean O'Keeffe


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