RF Safety and Awareness

RF Safety Training covers RF theory of operations, regulations and RF standards, types of radiation and field effect, Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) at RF sites, RF safety signs, hazard assessment, lock out –tag out procedures and Personal Protective equipment.

RF Safety training is for anyone who may encounter RF fields or RF exposure, and is required training for employees and sub-contractors in the telecommunications industry.

Climber and Rescuer

This course provides safe access and basic rescue techniques for Telecom Climbers who need a strong foundation and understanding of the practical essentials of work-at-height safety, as well as how to carry out a successful evacuation or assist in basic rescue procedures. Training includes lowering a remote casualty and self-evacuation by descent. This course exceeds the minimum NATE requirements for Authorized Climber which recommends an 8-Hour classroom course only. The NATE Authorized criteria requires only that a Climber be able to contact a 1st Responder and be trained on the activities surrounding the 1st Responder call. The two-day course ensures the student is not only authorized to climb, but also has the fundamentals of fall protection, inspection, and hands-on Authorized-level rescue techniques. You and your crew will know that your worker is on-the-job ready.

NWSA Telecom Tower Technician Practical Exams

NWSA representatives initially defined two levels of telecommunications tower technicians for crew members who perform general construction activities with an emphasis on tower system installation, modification, maintenance, and inspection of support structures used in telecommunications, including personal wireless communications, public safety communications, utility networks, and broadcast.

These two levels were defined as:

  • Telecommunications Tower Technician 1: An individual who can safely perform tasks on telecommunication sites under direct supervision.
  • Telecommunications Tower Technician 2: An individual who can safely perform tasks on telecommunication sites and is capable of supervision of TTT-1 technicians and trainees.

For additional information on the certification please review the Candidate Handbook.

NWSA Prep Course

The NWSA prep course is designed to help candidates to become familiar with the content of the NWSA TTT-1 computer based test as well as the practical exam. Students in the prep course with be give a practice test and will review content provided as study material for the exams.