Kentra Training provide a wide selection of Working at Heights courses, including this Mobile Tower training course. We specialise in providing on-site training and this course is delivered using a mixture of both classroom based tutorial and practical training, testing and a final course assessment.
Aims and Objectives
The course is designed to provide training / testing to enable candidates to correctly erect, identify faults & complete a Scaffold inspection report.
● To have a basic understanding of the dangers and their responsibilities
● To be able to locate and identify the major components of the mobile scaffolding and explain their functions
● Conduct all safety checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements
● Select suitable type of mobile scaffolding relative to the work being undertaken
● Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for mobile scaffold
● Erect, dismantle and relocate mobile scaffolding safely and efficiently
● Carry out end of work inspections
● Storage of mobile scaffolding
Delegate Eligibility / Entry Requirements
This course is designed for candidates of all abilities. We can assist candidates with any learning difficulties or where English may not be their first language, please mention when booking a course.
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) ‘All people using equipment at work must be adequately trained to ensure health and safety in its use, supervision or management. … People should be competent for the work they undertake. Training – along with knowledge, experience and skill – helps develop such competence. However, competence may (in some cases) necessarily include medical fitness and physical / mental aptitude for the activity.’
The Mobile Tower training course ratios are
Novice: 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Refresher & Test: 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
Experienced Worker Tests (EWT): 8 Candidates: 1 Instructor: 1 Day
● Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant legislation and guidelines. Method Statement
● Identifying Scaffolding Equipment
● Prepare and inspection of all components
● How Scaffold is formed
● Types of Scaffold
● Access & Egress
● Practical exercises, including erection and dismantling of a basic mobile tower
● Inspection and cleaning of components after use
● Reporting of any defects
● All components returned to store
● Single Width
● Double Width
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session using the Mobile Tower.
Delegates will be expected to provide their own PPE. Including Helmet and gloves. Steel tow capped boots.
All equipment to be in good working order.
Certification & Validation
This Mobile Tower training course can be registered with our awarding body or certificated as a Kentra card. We are a registered training provider and our cards are suitable for the HSE and insurances. Our instructor will take the candidates picture on the day of training, which will appear on their ID cards.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following:
● Kentra Training course validation and plastic (credit card size) ID card
● NPORS registration and plastic ID card N706 Mobile Tower training course.
If NPORS is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Other courses related to the Mobile Tower training course are detailed in our Working at Heights section.
In addition to our on-site training Kentra are in the unique position to be able to offer on-line courses, full details are available on our on-line website www.kentraonline.com
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If you would like to discuss this Mobile Tower training course or any other details please Contact us.