Mobile Access Tower Course

Pat O Brien Safety Ltd offer a Mobile Access Tower course which is suitable for operators working in Republic of Ireland. PASMA training is recommended for operators working in the UK and NI.

PASMA (Prefabricated Aluminium Suppliers & Manufacturers Association) is the standard by which we gauge & implement our Code of Practices for Mobile Access Towers.

This is further endorsed in the Irish “Code of Practices for Access & Working Scaffolds” by which the HSA takes its guidance.

Workers not involved in Construction should not have to adhere to Construction guidelines.

Introduction: Mobile Access Tower Course:

Course Objectives:                                                                             

This course is designed to provide delegates with the essential knowledge and understanding of the current Safety legislation, allowing them to inspect, erect, dismantle and move mobile access tower, in a safe manner in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and statutory requirements, and generally to be more aware of the potential risks and hazard.

Course content:

  • Tower types
  • Stability
  • Safety Legislation
  • Working at Height
  • Fall Prevention/Protection
  • Practical building of mobile towers
  • Types of Aluminium Towers
  • Understanding Dangerous Situations
  • Following Manufacturers Instructions
  • Erecting/dismantling a Tower
  • Working on Mobile Tower’s Safely
  • Movement of towers
  • Examination and Assessment

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest, Harness & Lanyard.

Who Should Attend?
This Mobile Access Tower training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to erect, dismantle and inspect Aluminium Scaffold Towers.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to use, inspect and store Aluminium Scaffold Towers efficiently and safely.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration and practical use.

Mobile Tower training is being provided by our Instructors who are approved trainers.

Practical & Theory Examination included.

All courses can be delivered on site or at our dedicated training centers.


6 month of documented (Trainees Operator Logbook) on site experience.

Duration:  I Day Mobile Access Tower training course for candidates with experience.  (The training day is typically 8.30am to 4.30pm)
There is also a 2 Day course available for candidates without experience.

Towers for Users is a 1 Day course

Cost:  For an immediate quotation please ring 086 2682683

Location:  On site or off site.

Maximum number of trainees: 8

Certification: On successful completion candidates will be issued either a  Mobile Access Tower card or certificate and card depending on the programme chosen at the time of booking. Validity 5 years.

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