Mobile Access Tower Training

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that Mobile Access Tower (MAT) operators must possess such technical knowledge, experience or training as may be appropriate, having regard to the nature of the activity, or be supervised by such a person. The aim of the Mobile Access Tower Training course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competence to carry out the duties of erecting, dismantling, inspecting, maintaining, transporting and storing aluminium scaffold towers.

Who is the course aimed at?

The training will benefit individuals involved with erecting and using mobile access towers when providing access to their work activities.

Course Objectives/Key Benefits

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to erect, dismantle and safely use most types of aluminium scaffold towers with reference to the relevant supplier’s assembly instructions, safety notes and maintenance guides.

Course Content

Mobile Access Tower Training Course Content

  • Regulations and the Law
  • Types of Mobile Access Towers
  • Understanding assembly instructions (Span/Stair)
  • 3T and Advance guardrail techniques
  • Hazards when using MATs
  • Stabilisers/outriggers
  • Maximum platform heights
  • Inspecting components
  • Inspection reports
  • SWLs
  • Care and maintenance
  • Storing and transporting
  • Multiple choice test paper
  • Practical session (erecting/dismantling a typical tower)
  • Revision session/appraisals

Training method:

Seminar and practical sessions with assessments.

Course outcome/qualification:

Certificate of Attendance.

Entry Requirements

No previous experience or qualifications is required to enrol on this course.

Mobile Access Tower Training
LevelLevel 0
Duration½ Day
CampusColchester Institute
CI Business Solutions
Start DateContact us for dates
PricePrice per delegate: £95 + VAT | Company Course: Price on Application


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