PASMA Course

The aim of the course is to inform and instruct nominated persons regarding the statutory requirements under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 in the safe Installation, removal,inspection and use of mobile access towers.

You will be competent to:

- Assess and determine when it’s appropriate to use scaffolding towers

- Visually inspect scaffolding Towers for damage before and after use

- Safely assemble and disassemble a mobile scaffold Tower

- Safely ascend and descend on a mobile scaffold tower whilst using the 3T method

Topics that the course covers:

- Why the need for Training?

- Work at Height Regulations 2005

- Ground Conditions

- Use of base plates and sole boards

- Bracing and boarding

- Working Platforms

- Guard-rails and toeboards

- Couples and ties

- Ladder Access

- 3T Build Method

- Record of Scaffold Inspection

- Assessment Sheet

Please note:

 Practical Section (If off site an area with 6m head clearance is required)

 Maximum 12 delegates per course

You will have an understanding of:

- Statutory requirements under the Work at Height Regulations

- Hazards affecting the safe use of Mobile Scaffold Tower

This is a one day course which starts at 9am and lasts a minimum of 6 hours.


• Introduction

• Health and Safety

• Accident Awareness/ Prevention

• Tower Standards and Tower types

• Tower Components

• PASMA Assembly Procedures

A) Assembling a Tower

B) Moving a Tower

C) Dismantling a Tower


• Mid-morning Break


• Safe Use of Mobile

Access Towers

A) When assembling a Tower

B) During use of a Tower

C) When moving a Tower

D) When dismantling a Tower

• Stability

• Hazards

• PASMA inspection tag

• PASMA Written Test


• Lunch (provided when course held at our premises in Swansea)


• Pasma Practical Session/ Practical Test

Approx 4.00pm:

• Final paperwork/ Course Assessment/Finish

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