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PASMA - Low Level Access course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Low Level Access course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Prefabricated Access Suppliers & Manufacturers Association Ltd (PASMA). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (PASMA) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit PASMA web site

What is the PASMA - Low Level Access course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

The PASMA Low Level Access Course offers a minimum of 3½ hours of instruction and is intended for users of low level access equipment (< 2.5m) made from prefabricated tower components, such as folding step units and folding tower units. The course gives an overview of regulations, legislation and product standards and covers current best practice, inspection of low level access units and hazards to be avoided in depth.

How long is the PASMA - Low Level Access certificate valid for?

The PASMA Low Level Access course certificate has 5 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on PASMA - Low Level Access refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the PASMA - Low Level Access course designed for?

The PASMA - Low Level Access half day course is intended for users of low level access equipment (< 2.5m) made from prefabricated tower components, such as folding step units and folding tower units. The course gives an overview of regulations, legislation and product standards and covers current best practice, inspection of low level access units and hazards to be avoided in depth.

What subjects does the PASMA - Low Level Access course cover?
  • Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting work at height with low level access units
  • PASMA Code of Practice
  • Publicly Available Specification, assembling, altering and dismantling low level units incorporating current best practice for fall protection
  • inspection of completed low level units and completion of Tower Inspection
  • Records; hazards affecting the use of low level units 
How is the PASMA - Low Level Access course assessed?

Closed book course with a pass mark of 80% in both the theory and practical.

PASMA - Low Level Access course dates and locations