The MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue – Revalidation course is designed as Refresher training for any person required to climb on masts or towers or for existing climbers who wish to renew their tower climbing and rescue certification.
Our MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing and Rescue – Revalidation course reviews all of the essential elements of the three day MATS Initial Basic Tower Climbing & Rescue course, including updates on legislation and codes of practice, observed mock work situation, use of all PPE and practice of live rescue in descent.
The course also revalidates a range of skills previously covered by candidates in the tower climbing and rescue course including:- the use of all safety equipment, tower rescue, climbing techniques on ladders and tall structures and restraint, work positioning, and fall arrest systems.
Practical exercises with classroom lectures. Emergency procedures are followed by evacuation and rescue which are practised at height.
ACWAHT (Advisory Committee for Work at Height Training) syllabus is also covered in this course.
NB: PLEASE NOTE THE TOWER RESCUE ELEMENT WILL REQUIRE REVALIDATION ANNUALLY.
Candidates who require RF Hazards training should complete the RF Hazards Awareness & Monitoring 0.5 day course (ref: TSK4U).
This course conforms to MATS requirements and is Arqiva approved for the Gateway access scheme.
Safety footwear required for all practical sessions.
PLEASE NOTE: As from 1st January 2020 MATS stipulate that all technicians must be registered on the new Energy & Utility Skills Registry System – Quartzweb – to gain access to and work on Arqiva sites. Course costs include EUS registration fee and EUS ID Card.
15% off equipment online for training candidates. You will receive 15% off heightec equipment when you complete a course with us. Your voucher is automatically sent to you by email for use when you order equipment online.