NWSA TTT-1 & TTT-2 PRACTICAL EXAM FEST
NWSA, in conjunction with NATE UNITE 2019, will administer Telecommunications Tower Technician (TTT) Practical Examinations on February 4-7. Practical Examiners (PE’s) from across the nation will be administering both TTT-1 and TTT-2 exams each day. Candidates will receive immediate Pass/Fail results. Candidates must register in advance via the NATE website and will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $250 per exam.
The Practical Examination for TTT-1 comprises six (6) main tasks. Candidates’ skills are tested in demonstrating ability to follow assembly instructions, proper tool use, donning of harness, climbing techniques, signaling, performing work at height (installation of an antenna on a tower and routing a jumper connection), weather proofing, and tying knots. Candidates are allowed two (2) hours to complete the exam.
The Practical Examination for TTT-2 comprises five (5) main tasks. Candidates’ skills are tested in demonstrating a complete PPE inspection, setup of a capstan hoist, hoisting operations using different rigging configurations (trolley/tag system and heel block system), and selecting and installing all components associated with a guy wire. Candidates are allowed one-and-one-half (1.5) hours to complete the exam.