Train the Trainer


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Course Duration: 5 Days/40 Hours
Certification Valid For: 1 Year

The class prepares the student for the Train the Trainer program also referred to as an ‘in-house’ instructor/trainer. Participants will receive learn to deliver all the components of the CITCA program to their own employees. This course covers both paperwork and presentation methods, providing participants with tips to adapt to their own learning environments. Participants will also learn knot teaching. Participants are evaluated as they present a portion of the program to their peers in class. Prerequisite: CITCA Authorized Climber and Authorized Rescuer. Upon completion, participants must teach a minimum of two certifying classes per year and return annually for a one-day TTT refresher class.

The TTT will receive a USB flash drive with all the necessary documentation to complete a course including tests & answers, competency evaluation forms as well as access to the field staff for support when it is needed.

Train the Trainer Recertification

·         The Authorized Climber remains valid while those certified are employed by the company providing training. A two-year recertification is required.

·         The Competent Climber is valid as long as the employer states participants are competent.

·         The Authorized Rescuer/Competent Rescuer is valid for two years from class completion at which time the A/R refresher is needed. The Authorized/Competent
rescue refresher is two day/16-hours of hands-on review and demonstration.

·         The Train the Trainer is valid for one year. At the end of that time, a one-day refresher is needed as well as two certifying classes within that calendar year.


*This course meets or exceeds the minimum requirements outlined in the NATE Tower Climber Fall Protection Training Standard (NATE CTS).

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*This course is discounted for NATE members.