The ARS tower programs are designed to provide training to all levels of students. For the industrial side, the Competent Climber program meets the needs of CTC requirements. With a focus on wind turbines, this fast growing segment of construction can be better served through our CTC training.
In regards to Tower Rescue, the rope rescue technician will learn many new techniques as well as experience the required PPE and gear for tower work. Between the cellular industry and green energy, there will be plenty of opportunities for preparedness in the rescue world.
Tower Rescue Technician
The Tower Rescue Technician course is designed to take the experienced Rope Rescue Technician to new heights. The course will briefly review the key physics and concepts from Rope Technician and then dive into the unique challenges of the elevated tower environment. This class demands high physical and mental fitness and will develop strong team development. The class will better prepare your rescue team for challenges with Antennas, Water Towers, and Wind Turbines.
(Tower Rescue Course Info)
The Competent Climber Program is focused on equipping the student to meet the requirements of OSHA and ANSI in regard to the Competent Tower Climber (CTC). Upon completion, the student will have an understanding of the physics involved in working at heights and the limitations of the safety equipment available. The student will also have the confidence to apply himself / herself in the tower construction and repair industry. The students will work as a team to climb at least 125’, work at height, maneuver at height and perform single person emergency lowering techniques.
(Competent Tower Climber Info)
Liability concerns make routine tower training impractical if not almost impossible. The Tower Refresher Workshop is a weekend of hand-on skills for a small group of Tower course graduates. For more information, please check the "Refresher" box on the Contact form.
(Tower Rescue Refresher Info)