This one day course is designed to give participants a sound working knowledge and appreciation of the principals involved in the erection and dismantling of Mobile Tower Scaffolding.

A knowledge of scaffolding is desirable but not essential.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
12 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes, practical demonstration and practice.

A theoretical and practical test based on the course content.

On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a NETA Certificate.

Additional Information
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Upon completion of this training course, delegates will have:

    • A good working knowledge and appreciation of the various types of mobile tower scaffolds.

    • A sound knowledge and appreciation of the principals involved in the erection, dismantling or movement of mobile tower scaffolds.

    • An understanding of all the statutory regulations and Health and safety aspects relating to Mobile Tower Scaffolds, with particular reference to Section 8 of the Health and Safety and Welfare Act 1996.

    • A knowledge and understanding of BS 1139 as applied to mobile tower scaffolding.


    • Introduction to NETA.

    • Domestic and safety requirements and arrangements.

    • An explanation and understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Health and Safety and Welfare Act 1996 and their relevance to Mobile Tower Scaffolding.

    • An appreciation of HD 1004 and its application and objectives in relation to Mobile Tower Scaffolds.

The course will also address and consider the following topics:

    • Types of tower scaffolds

    • Regulations and Codes of Practice

    • Tower stability

    • Use of outriggers and stabilisers

    • The causes of accidents associated with towers

    • Safe use of towers

    • An understanding of manufacturer’s instructions

    • Practical erection, movement and dismantling of tower scaffold

    • Written and practical test
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