TOWER CLIMBER and RESCUE – Competent Trainer

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Gravitec’s Tower Climber and Rescue Competent Trainer course provides students with the technical knowledge, teaching methodology and presentation materials to deliver professional in-house fall protection and rescue training from heights. It enables the trainer to teach in a controlled environment and include skill sets for safe fall protection and rescue exercises. Students successfully completing this course will be recognized as a Competent Rescue Trainer in accordance with ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007 (Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program). Competent Rescue Trainers will be able to deliver authorized fall protection and rescue training to meet the individual needs of their employers in accordance with ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007. 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 Train-the-Trainer course is only one component of a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program, described 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 meets 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.

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*This course is discounted for NATE members.