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The Power in Access

The power in access



Learn how to safely assemble, dismantle, move and alter a low level access unit and standard mobile access tower without risk of personal injury to either yourself or others.

The course will instruct how to safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter low level access units and standard mobile access towers without risk of personal injury to yourself or others. Learn how to safely use low level access equipment (less than 2.5m) made from prefabricated tower components, such as folding step units and folding tower units. You will be given an overview of regulations, legislation and product standards and covers current best practice, inspection of low level access units and Standard mobile access towers and hazards to be avoided in depth.



  • Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

  • PASMA Code of Practice

  • Publicly Available Specification (PAS250)

  • Practical Assembling, altering and dismantling

  • Best practice for fall protection

  • Inspection of completed low level and standard mobile access towers

  • Completing Tower Inspection Records

  • Hazards affecting the use of low level units

  • Safe and unsafe working practices

  • Recognising common hazards

  • Collective fall prevention and protection

  • Need for inspection of work equipment

  • Falling objects and danger areas

  • Industry training bodies


Anyone who needs a thorough and well structured introduction to the key safety issues and legal implications of working at height and anyone who works from prefabricated low level access units or standard mobile access towers.


Course Duration: Full Day
Course Type: Classroom/Practical Session
Maximum Class Size: 8 Delegates
Course Registration: 7:45am
Course Start Time: 8:00am
Course Finish Time:§ 16:30pm


†Maximum class size may be less at certain training centre locations.
‡Delegates must arrive 15 minutes prior to course start time for registration.
§Finish time is approximate and may be longer dependent on competency of delegates.


This course qualifies for Tier 2 CITB Grant funding of £70. GTAccess is a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and as such our customers are able to claim grants when completing certain courses. The value of the grant is dependent on the duration and content of the course. For more information on CITB Grant Funding and for a full list of applicable courses and grant values - Please Click Here.

A PASMA Certificate and PhotoCard will be issued to successful delegates who complete the Theory and Assessment sessions at the level they attend the course which has a five year validity period.

Since the safe use of mobile access towers requires that delegates read and thoroughly understand safety notices and manufacturer’s instruction manuals, literacy and language comprehension are important requirements for any tower user.

Similarly, since the assembly and use of mobile access towers can be physically demanding, users should be physically fit and in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, fear of heights / vertigo, giddiness / difficulty with balance, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness.

Suitable head and foot protection including gloves should be worn for the practical session.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day on all courses at all of our training centres.  Please note that lunch is not provided.

Courses cancelled less than 7 days prior to the course date but exceeding 48 working hours will incur a 50% charge. Courses cancelled less than 48 working hours before the course date will incur full payment. GT Access Ltd, reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Should a course be cancelled alternative dates will be offered or a full refund given.




PLEASE NOTE: A minimum of 2 people are required for a PASMA course. If less than two people book on to an open course the course may have to be cancelled. If a course is cancelled you will be given a full refund or given the opportunity to book on to another suitable date.