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PASMA training courses can benefit both employers and employees in a number of ways. Attaining PASMA certification gives invaluable, practical knowledge that allows users to be safer when working from height. Access Tower Services Ltd breaks down some of the key benefits in the following article.

Boost Your CV

Having a PASMA certificate can give you a competitive edge over other employees. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the field for a few years, evidence of PASMA approved training is an attractive trait. Many employers will have to pay to send their new employees on these courses, so the fact you already have one saves them a cost. More importantly, it shows that you’re serious about your profession and that’s something money can’t buy.

Further Safety

We all know the potential risks for working at height. As well as ensuring you (and, if applicable, your workers) are equipped with the correct equipment is vital, but so is knowledge. During your PASMA certified course, you’ll receive comprehensive safety training that is essential for lowering the risks of working at height. The training will both increase your own safety as well as the safety of your colleagues because you may notice practices that could be made safer.

Peace of Mind 

When you receive training from a PASMA certified course, you know that the experience you are getting is of high quality. The Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association is a renowned not-for-profit organisation that is dedicated to increasing the safety of all mobile access tower workers. If a course is PASMA approved, you know that you’re getting something worthwhile.

Access Towers Are Proud To Offer PASMA Training

Getting a PASMA certificate has never been easier with Access Towers Services. Our expert course leaders offer a variety of courses either on our site here in Croydon or across other areas of the South East, including Sutton and Mitcham. You can book a course online our find out more information either here on our site or by giving us a call on 0208 665 1181.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is considered working at height?

Anything above ground level is considered Working at Height. Access Towers are a large provider of PASMA Training and sit within the top 5% in the UK, allowing us to train the full range of 1-Day PASMA Courses to suit any of your work at height Tower Training requirements.

What are the working at height regulations?

It is recommended by Health & Safety standards that those who are assembling Towers should be PASMA Trained. This will give operatives a 5-year qualification of competency for the use of mobile towers.

Do I need to have a licence/certificate to use the equipment?

Certifications will vary depending on what equipment you’re hiring. It’s always best to speak with our Hire Desk if you are unsure, where they can advise what will be best for you or in more advanced working conditions, we can install onsite.

What are the different training sessions you offer & who are they for?

Training courses are for anyone using the equipment, from commercially to domestically. These will range from PASMA Training for the use of Towers, IPAF Training for the use of MEWPS as well as various other courses such as Safety Harness Training and First Aid.

How do I know which equipment will be right for the job?

Our Hire Desk are trained across the full range of work at height stock available and will be able to advise and assist cost-free.

How quickly can you supply the tower(s)?

We aim for a next-day turnaround, this is dependent on the transport routes and how busy we are at the time. It works both ways and could be earlier than your requested date.