Advanced Tower Climbing and Rescue

Course Objectives:

The aim and objectives of the Advanced Tower Climbing and Rescue training programme is to specifically concentrate on the advanced climbing and traversing skills required to perform tasks on structures in excess of 25m. This includes techniques such as work restraint, work position, and fall arrest. Delegates will install and use a temporary fall arrest system and will be full conversant with a relevant rescue system. This will include: use of a self-locking descender to abseil or CRD, to access a suspended casualty, freeing them and evacuating them safely to the ground level.

The course covers the WAHSA and ACWAHT guidance and syllabus.

Course Contents:

Delegates will receive theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas:

  • Summary of the Work at Height Regulations / Best Working practices
  • Heirarchy of control
  • Control measures and fall preventions
  • Personal fall protection systems
  • Categories of work
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Anchorage
  • Pre-use Check / Equipment Inspection
  • Rescue

Duration: 2 Days

Target Audience:

This programme is designed to those personnel required to work and conduct a safe rescue from towers, masts, monopoles, and similar structures in excess of 25 meters.


Delegates will be observed performing a number of tasks and will be verbally questioned to check understanding.

Delegates will be assessed performing a live rescue of suspended casualty.


Approved certification for “Advanced Tower Climbing and Rescue” will be issued on successful completion of the training programme.

The validity of the certificate is two years.


July, September, November


Schedule Available Upon Request

August, October, December


Schedule Available Upon Request

Short Course
Construction, Engineering, Facility Management, Infrastructure, Trading & Contracting
With Certification

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