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WH014: Basic Tower Climber

Course Code

WH014

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.

Prerequisites

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
  • Resting
  • Climbing ladders
  • 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

Certification

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

Duration

8 hours

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