Evaluation

NWSA

Test for the NWSA TTT1 skills evaluation at Safety One’s NWSA approved facility

 

•Telecommunications Tower Technician 1 (TTT1) Skills Evaluation
 

DESCRIPTION

 

COURSE OVERVIEW AND OBJECTIVES

Safety One now offers NWSA practical evaluations! Save time and complete your NWSA TTT1 skills evaluation with Safety One after completing your Tower Climber Safety & Rescue Course! Established in 2015, The National Wireless Safety Alliance was conceived as a telecommunications worker certification association. Aimed at providing a consistent level of skill across the industry, the Telecommunications Tower Technician 1, 2 and future specialty programs are intended to supplement your Tower Climber Safety & Rescue training program. The NWSA has broadly defined several levels of Telecommunications Crews including: Telecommunications Tower Technician 1 & 2, Several specialties, and Foreman. Each level has a set number of skills and scope of responsibilities. Topics addressed include: general construction activities, tower system installation, modification, maintenance, and inspection of support structures used in telecommunications. Safety One is committed to providing fair and objective evaluators who are committed to upholding the standards set forth by NWSA

 

COURSE DURATION: One Day (2 hours)

 

CLASS SIZE: One Student to One Evaluator

AUDIENCE & PREREQUISITES

 

AUDIENCE

Individuals who work on towers or other non-standard structures in the personal wireless communications, public safety communications, utility networks, and broadcast network industry that are required to obtain NWSA certification

 

PREREQUISITES FOR THIS COURSE

Meet NWSA Physical capability requirement

REGULATIONS & STANDARDS

 

  • ANSI/ASSE A10.48-2016
  • ANSI Z359
  • OSHA 1910
  • OSHA 1926
  • FCC OET Bulletin 65
  • IEEE C95.7 – 2014

 

ANSI/ASSE

ANSI/TIA 222 Revision G: STRUCTURAL STANDARD FOR ANTENNA SUPPORTING STRUCTURES AND ANTENNAS

This course uses compliant safety methods from ANSI Z490.1

Evaluation Outline
  • Safety Briefing
  • Explanation of exam rules
  • Simulated Work at Height
    • Assemble a 4-foot antenna
    • Prepare to work at height and climb into position to work
    • Mount a 4-foot antenna to a tower
    • Install jumper connection
    • Perform weather proofing exercise
    • Tie three common knots

 

Require Equipment

 All necessary tools and consumable materials will be provided and must be used for the evaluation. Students are encouraged to utilize their standard Personal Protective Equipment including harness, climbing helmet, fall-protection and work positioning equipment

 

We Also Bring the Course to You

For companies that have five or more employees that need safety certification, Safety One offers all open enrollment courses and customized fall protection trainings at the client’s site.

By tailoring a training course to your site and your staff, we are able to address specific issues unique to your business needs and resolve fall protection hazards in and around your facility.

In addition, there is cost savings by reducing employee down time.