West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges
MATS Initial Basic Tower Climber and Rescue: SpanSet - 1580

The course is designed to provide the necessary skills required for access to telecoms infrastructure such as towers, masts and structures.

During the course you will be instructed in the safe use of personal fall protection equipment used while climbing and the operation of permanently installed safety systems.

It’s also a requirement that when working on Telecoms towers and mast, that persons are competent in the use of rescue equipment to enable the recovery of an injured colleague. The MATS Basic Tower Climber and Rescue course covers rescue form towers mast and structures using the SpanSet SHARK rescue kit, but alternative equipment can be included if advised.

The course content is recognised as a component of a person’s competence by MATS / Arqiva.