Portable Scaffold training

Portable Scaffold training

TRS Safety training are able to deliver Portable scaffold training courses, this will give an insight into the industry and safe use.

The courses can either be delivered at Radio Structures site or at a venue of your choice providing there is adequate training facilities. We offer the following courses. Low Level towers, High Towers and a Combined course.


Combined Low Level Access & Towers for Users Course
Duration One day course, lasting a minimum of 7 hours

Who will benefit from this course Anyone who may work from low level access units and standard
mobile access towers

Learning Objectives How to safely assemble, dismantle and relocate low level access units
and standard mobile access towers without risk of personal injury to
the delegate or others
Method Instruction both in theory and practical sessions

Assessment(s) Closed book course with a pass mark of 80% in both theory and

PPE Suitable head / foot protection and gloves during the practical session

Course content Current Legislation, Regulations and Guidance affecting working from
low level access units and standard mobile access towers
Code of Practice, PAS250 (Publicly Available Specification),
assembling, altering and dismantling, incorporates current best
practice for fall protection, inspection of both low level and standard
mobile access towers. Tower Inspection Records; hazards affecting
the use of units & platforms

Instructor delegate ratio Maximum of 1:8

Venue requirement A suitable classroom to accommodate 8 delegates for the theory
session and both an indoor / outdoor practical area with a minimum
free height of 6 metres are prerequisites

Supporting Documents A course content and notes booklet and a current Code of Practice
booklet will be issued to all delegates who attend the course
Award A Radio structures Certificate and PhotoCard will be issued to successful
delegates who complete the Theory and Assessment sessions at the
level they attend the course which has a five year validity period
Literacy, Fitness & Health

If delegates have any problems with literacy or language comprehension, or have any
doubts about their fitness to use mobile access towers, they must bring them to the
attention of their employer. This need not preclude them from using mobile access
towers, provided their employer conducts an assessment and is able to put into place
adequate measures, to take account of any difficulties they may have

Qualifications & Experience No formal qualifications or experience are necessary, but it would be
beneficial if delegates had a basic understanding of work at height