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Telecommunications Tower Technician

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Telecommunications Tower Technician

Telecommunications Tower Technician requires successfully completing the following 5 subjects below for Certification of Completion.
Must be of at least 18 years of age and have a GED or High School Diploma to enroll.

Contact us for your Telecommunications Tower Technician Catalog and Application for Enrollment. or 480-313-0678

Tower Safety is an Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education recognized.  We are a safety training school for the student wanting to start a career in the wireless industry.

1) OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)-Telecommunications Tower Technician:

The OSHA 10-Hour Construction course is designed to help broaden the worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces.  When you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to:

2) American Red Cross First Aid/CPR- Telecommunication Tower Technician:

First Aid/CPR is a standard requirement for a Wireless Tower Construction worker, no prior job, skills, or educational experience necessary to apply for the First Aid/CPR course.  The Completion of Certification in First Aid/CPR is good for 2 years after issue date.

3) RF (Radio Frequency) Safety Awareness – Telecommunications Tower Technician:

The RF Awareness Course is intended for wireless communications workers that work with within Radio Frequency transmitting antennas. The purpose of this training is to educate workers so they can control their exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation (RFR). This course also contains an additional module that contains information targeted for wireless industry professionals responsible for maintaining an FCC (Federal Communications Commission licensed site(s) with regards to compliance with FCC regulations concerning human exposure to RFR.

4) Authorized Climber- Telecommunications Tower Technician:

The Authorized Climber course is designed to include the OSHA required training listed on the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR’s 1910 and 1926) related to work at a wireless communication site.  Specific areas addressed include site hazard assessment, mandated safety meetings, American National Standards Institute (ANSI Z359), Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS), and fall restraint techniques, fixed ladder usage, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and emergency contingency planning (including rescue techniques). Tower Safety and Instruction education also meets or exceeds the requirements established by NATE (National Association of Tower Erectors). The Authorized Climber Certification of Completion  is a standard requirement for a wireless cell tower construction worker.

5) Competent Rigger 1- Telecommunications Tower Technician:

Competent Rigger Level 1 training provides the necessary qualification requirements towards the wireless cell tower construction industry, OSHA §1926 Subpart CC, General Industry OSHA §1910, ANSI, and TIA 1019A standards. Students attending this course will learn pre-use inspection, proper use and application of rigging gear.  The course includes making sure all participants fully understand sling hitches, proper rigging gear assemblies, sling protection, and work site safety.

Telecommunications Tower Technician

Tower Safety & Instruction

Kathy Gill founded Tower Safety & Instruction in 2013, having years of direct experience in the industry. Kathy served as the Safety Director in the wireless industry and a outside plant installer for AT&T/Lucent. An experience in which lead her to believed she could start making small changes in the industry, one student at a time. read more

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