TOWER CLIMBER and RESCUE – Competent Trainer – Refresher
Course Category: Fall Protection and Rescue
Gravitec’s Tower Climber and Rescue Competent Trainer Refresher course provides current “Competent Trainers” with new and updated information in fall protection and rescue in order for the trainers to keep delivering professional, in-house fall protection and rescue training. Written and practical tests are administered to ensure that the principles presented in the course are understood. Documentation is available to satisfy your company’s due diligence and regulatory requirements.
It should be noted that our Tower Climber and Rescue Trainer course is only one component of a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program, outlined in ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007. In accordance with this standard, we believe that every job site should have a Program Administrator, a Competent Person and Authorized Users.
This course meets the criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training (ANSI/ASSE Z490.1-2001), the highest industry standard for training. It also exceeds the recommended 1.6 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) approved Continuing Education Units every year that relate to fall protection and rescue per the requirements of ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007, Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program, found in the ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code.
Gravitec can supply all necessary fall protection equipment for this course.
No cameras, camcorders, cell phones, pagers, personal digital assistants or similar devices will be permitted during training.
Registrants must have the following background:
- Previous fall protection and rescue training (Ideally from Gravitec or another recognizable firm)
- Previous experience on towers
- Previous experience conducting adult education programs
- Trainers must sign a training license agreement with Gravitec
*This course meets or exceeds the minimum requirements outlined in the NATE Tower Climber Fall Protection Training Standard (NATE CTS).
**Pre-requisites: This program is fast-paced and not intended for new climbers or those without previous training experience.
*This course is discounted for NATE members.