PASMA – Working at Height (Essentials)

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PASMA – Working at Height (Essentials)

PASMA - Access Services Scotland - Tower

About this course

PASMA’s (Prefabricated Access Suppliers & Manufacturers Association) half day classroom based theory course is designed to cover the essential points (current legislation, regulations and guidance) for those working at height. It provides vital information about the use of mobile access towers, plus an insight into the use of all forms of access equipment as represented by the member organisations of the Access Industry Forum (AIF). Our training is carried out by PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association) certified instructors. Our training centre is audited annually by PASMA to ensure we continue to meet the high standards set by PASMA.

What’s covered?

  • Introduction
  • Aims and objectives
  • Competent person
  • Legislation
  • Work At Height Regulations 2005
  • Overview of safe and unsafe working practices – safe places of work, personal fall protection equipment, scaffolds and mobile access towers, MEWPs and suspended platforms, ladders and steps, fragile roofs and other surfaces
  • Recognising common unsafe practices/hazards
  • Collective fall prevention/protection
  • Need For inspection of work equipment
  • Falling objects and danger areas
  • Industry training bodies
  •  Written Work at Height Risk Assessment Exercise
  • Theoretical Assessment

Who should attend?

Those who need a thorough and well-structured introduction to the key safety issues and legal implications of working at height, particularly those who are new to working at height.


Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a PASMA Certification and ID Card (valid for 5 years).

Contact us to book your place. July and August places still available for individual and group bookings.

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