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WH013: Tower Climber Advanced

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Who is this course for?

This course is for people who require training to safely climb open steelwork including working outside of a working platform.


Due to the physical nature of work at height, candidates must have a reasonable level of fitness and will be required to complete a self-declaration of fitness to train.

There are no prior learning requirements.

Course content

The course has theory and practical elements:

  • Height related Legislation
  • Selection criteria and inspection of height related PPE
  • Hierarchy of control.
  • Risk assessments and SSOW
  • Safe use of PPE
  • Work restraint
  • Fall arrest
  • Basic positioning
  • Climbing ladders and structures
  • Simple lifting
  • Rescue and recovery demonstrations

Please note: This course does not cover RF awareness.

Delivery method and assesment

  • A practical assessment covering all practical skills
  • Theory paper


This course is certificated by RIG Systems and successful candidates will be issued with a certificate and ID card valid for 3 years.


16 hours

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