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The Power in Access

The power in access

Learn how to safely use low level work platforms with side protection for use by one person which are less than 2.5 metres in height.


This course is intended for users of low level access equipment (less than 2.5m) made from prefabricated tower components, such as foldingstep units and folding tower units. The course gives an overview of regulations, legislation and product standards and covers current best practice, inspection of low level access units and hazards to be avoided in depth.



  • Current Legislation, Regulations

  • PASMA Code of Practice

  • Publicly AvailableSpecification

  • Practical Assembling, altering and dismantling low level units

  • Best practice for fall protection

  • Inspection of completed low level units

  • Completing Tower Inspection Records

  • Hazards affecting the use of low level units


This course is vital for anyone who works from prefabricated units under 2.5m of height.




Course Duration: Half Day
Course Type: Classroom/Practical Session
Maximum Class Size: 10 Delegates
Course Registration: 7:45am
Course Start Time: 8:00am
Course Finish Time:§ 2:30pm


†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 £140. 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 PhotoCard will be issued to successful delegates who complete the Theory and Assessment sessions at the level they attend the coursewhich has a five year validityperiod.

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.

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.