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Towers for Users – Mobile Access Towers - Accredited

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Towers for Users – Mobile Access Towers - Accredited

Total Qual. Time

1 Day
This course is aimed at people who are responsible for assembling, dismantling, moving and inspecting mobile access towers in the workplace.

Duration: 1 day – minimum of 6 hours


Instruction both in theory and practical sessions with assessments, course numbers are a maximum of 1:12 instructor delegate ratio.

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth knowledge of safe working practices involved with the use, maintenance, inspection and moving of mobile access towers, and at the end of the course you will have the competence to erect, use, maintain and dismantle these equipment safely.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
Understand relative legislation and standards for mobile access towers
Safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower without risk of personal injury to the delegate or others.
Identify and control risks with mobile access towers
Use approved build methods


Below is a brief overview of the content of the training:
Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting working at height with mobile access towers
Code of Practice;
Product Standards EN1004
Practical application of assembling, altering and dismantling towers incorporating current best practice for fall protection
Inspection of completed mobile access towers and completion of Tower Inspection Records
Hazards affecting the use of mobile access towers and how to avoid

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CITB Grants

CITB Grant Course Code: GET1323

Grant: Tier 2 = £140 per person

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.

Health and Safety Statement

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, including prescribed drugs or psychiatric illness.


A accredited photocard and certificate will be issued to successful delegates who complete the theory and practical sessions which have a five-year validity period.
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