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PASMA: Programs


Standard Course

This standard course is aimed for users who assemble, alter and dismantle mobile access tower scaffold. The PASMA Tower for User course gives and overview of regulations, legislation and product standards, and covering in depth current best practice. User can also inspect the tower scaffold and identify hazards to avoid.



PASMA: Welcome


PASMA, the Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association, is the lead industry body for all matters relating to mobile access towers. All members offer equipment that meets the current British/European Standard, BS EN 1004:2004 and carries the British Standard Kite-mark or equivalent mark of approval.

Benefits of PASMA Tower for User course

PASMA Tower for user course is for anyone who uses aluminium tower scaffold. User can be electrician, plumber, DIYers etc. Once the user pass the course he or she can assemble, dismantle, move, alter and inspect the mobile tower scaffold without having to engage scaffold contractors to do it. This in turn saves money and time. Contractors can ask their subcontractors or staff who have passed the PASMA Tower for user course to assemble the tower scaffold.

Who is it for?

PASMA Tower for User is for anyone who involve in assemble, dismantle, move, alter and inspection of mobile tower scaffold.

What will delegate achieve?

Delegate will receive a certificate of competency and a Photo ID card

Course content

  • Legal duties

  • Codes of Practice, guidance and information relating to lightweight access towers

  • British and European standards

  • Inspection and maintenance of tower components

  • Function of components and limitations

  • Practical assembly and dismantling exercise

  • Stability and tying-in procedures

  • Identification of hazards relating to tower scaffolds

What you can expect to learn in the standard PASMA training course?

Through doing this one day course, you’ll learn how to safely put together, use, inspect parts and take apart aluminium or fibreglass mobile access towers. Everyone on this course has to erect and dismantle a tower, carry out an inspection and sit a test paper. After the course, you'll also have a more in depth understanding of the legal issues around working at height with mobile towers, product standards relating to equipment and knowledge of potential hazards.

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