Industrial Climbing and Rigging

Practical 5 day course for the telecoms industry, combining foundation for work at height, industrial climbing, roof safety, RF hazards, rigging & light lifting as well as emergency and rescue procedures.

ARQIVA Gateway approved elements of this training course for access to the Gateway scheme.

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Industrial Climbing and Rigging training

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The Industrial Climber course is intended to give initial knowledge for persons who will be expected to work within a defined safe system of work.

This Industrial Climbing and Rigging training course is for both companies and individuals working in the telecommunications industry that are required to climb and rig antenna systems.

Comprehensive industrial climbing and rigging course providing a balance between information provided and the practical skills enforced.

This course covers several module areas over a five day period.

Course elements covered include:

  • Industrial climbing – work at height foundation and emergency and tower rescue procedures*
  • Advanced climbing techniques (ladder and structure)
  • Roof Safety*
  • RF (Radio Frequency) Hazards
  • Rigging and Light Lifting*

Practical skills covered in this course include:

  • Safe use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Proper execution of simulated work task
  • Competent rescue of a casualty from a structure – this includes lowering of a casualty as well as competent rescue of a casualty.
  • Ensuring the safety of trainees as well as others
  • Use of SWL (Safe Working Load) WLL (Working Load Limit) safe systems for lifting
  • Demonstration of rooftop hazards
  • RF hazard awareness overview

This course is arranged to order for groups only. Please call us for details.

*Tower Climbing and Rescue, Rigging & Light Lifting and Roof Safety & RF Hazards are ARQIVA Gateway approved elements for access to their Gateway scheme. 


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TTS7U Industrial Rigging and Climbing

Course Details

Duration: 5 days
Course Venues: Aberdeen, Kendal, Leeds
Entry Requirements: Minimum age 18. Must be fluent in English.
Instructor Ratio: 1:4
Course Code: TTS7U
Assessment: Assessment is by practical and written test of specific competence elements.
Certification: heightec
Validity Period: 3 years (Tower Rescue element - 1 year)
Medical Requirements: Physical fitness with no contra-indications for working at height. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance.