Any personnel who is responsible for overseeing work of operatives within the organisation would benefit from taking the PASMA Towers for Managers training course.
The PASMA Towers for Managers training course is designed for personnel who have the responsibility of ensuring the personnel on site are competent and trained in using mobile towers and that the equipment is inspected and maintained properly. PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association) is the leading industry body for all matters relating to mobile access towers in the UK.
The PASMA Towers for Managers course consists of a theory session which includes:
- Current legislation regulations and guidance affecting working at height with mobile access towers
- PASMA Code of Practice
- Safe use of towers
- Assembling towers
- Repositioning towers
- Prevention and protection
- Work at Height Regulations
- Inspections what and why
- Assessment of understanding
At the end of the PASMA for Managers course you will take a short theory test. On successful completion you will receive a PASMA certificate and photo card valid for five years. A booklet containing notes will be issued to all delegates together with a current code of practice booklet. A PASMA qualification is proof of competency and widely accepted throughout the UK.
You are not required to bring any equipment onto this theory based PASMA for managers training course.
No formal qualifications or experience is necessary for the PASMA Towers for Managers training course, but it would be beneficial if delegates had a basic understanding of the Work at Height Regulations and the Health and Safety Act 1974.
Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?
Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.
Who is the Accrediting Body?
PASMA (Prefabricated Access Supplies and Manufacturers Association) is the leading industry body for all matters relating to mobile access towers in the UK. All members offer equipment that meets the current British European Standard BS EN1004:2004 and their equipment carries the British Standard Kite mark or equivalent mark of approval.
What should I do if my PASMA membership card is lost or stolen?
If you have been trained via Training Plus and have lost your PASMA card or had one stolen you must contact us and we can arrange a replacement sent. There will be a small fee applied by PASMA to incorporate the administration charge. You will be required to provide proof of identity.
What happens when my PASMA card expires?
After five years you will need to re-sit a written and practical test. Upon completion you will be re-issued with a competency certificate and encapsulated credit card sized photo which grants you membership for another five years.
Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?
Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.
I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?
Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.