Mobile Tower Course
Mobile Towers are one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment on any site, this course will ensure candidates are able to erect and dismantle towers and understand current legislation.
Who should attend?
Anyone in an organisation, who assembles, alters, dismantles, moves, inspects and most importantly users alloy or fibreglass mobile access towers in the workplace. This not only includes construction sites but all workplaces, such as schools, offices and factories both internally and externally.
Aims and objectives of the course:
To impart the necessary knowledge and skills required by the designated persons to safely use, check, inspect and tag a mobile aluminium tower structure.
To provide the necessary knowledge, so that each delegate will have the necessary understanding to move, dismantle, check for damage and carry out weekly inspections of a mobile aluminium tower structure with due regard to health and safety.
At the end of the course delegates will:
- Understand the safety requirements
- Understand and interpret the manufacturer’s instructions
- Understand the procedure for checking component items
- Show an awareness of the hazards and risks involved in using and moving towers
- Ensure a safe means of access is maintained
- Ensure stability of mobile tower structures
- Calculate the height to base ratio’s for all situations to enable safe use at all times with due regard to health and safety
- Understand and ensure safe working loads are not exceeded
- Display understanding of erection, moving and dismantling operations
- Working Platforms
- Manufacturer’s instructions
- Tied Towers
- Wind Speed
- Hazard Spotting
- Inspection & tagging
- Care & Maintenance
- Safe Working height
- Use of stabilisers
- Parts of a tower
To ensure that all delegates receive the maximum benefit from our training courses, delegate places are limited to 12 per course.
The instructor for this course will be a certified instructor with over 3 year’s experience in Health & Safety related training. Instructors are periodically assessed by our own quality control assessor, the client should be aware of this quality control assessment could be carried out without prior notice being given to the client.
For courses that are held at a customer's site a training area/room with the facilities to comfortably accommodate the maximum number of delegates is required. The delegates will require a table and equipment to make notes and the instructor needs power and a place to show a presentation.
Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical or some may be practical.
At the end of the course there is a 30 question multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 72% is set for all delegates.
Once these papers are marked and delegates passed then they will proceed to a 15 minute practical assessment.
All delegates that succeed with the course will receive an A4 certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.