The Wood Pole Climbing Instructor course is designed to provide experienced pole climbers with the skills required to become an instructor within the industry. Through facilitated hands-on exercises utilizing the TEEX Wood Pole Climbing field, course instruction, practice, and demonstrations, candidate instructors are prepared to deliver training utilizing TEEX-provided materials. Once the instructor course has been completed, participants will have the knowledge and all course materials necessary to properly assess those industry professionals wishing to receive training, set up required equipment, and administer all wood pole climbing training evaluations.
TEEX Certification/Licensing Requirement
Participants must provide evidence of completion of the TEEX Wood Pole Climbing (EPP001) course or equivalent training verified by their current employer through a completed Student Qualification Form. This prerequisite may be accomplished by uploading a copy of the documents during registration using the TEEX Student Portal. Once received and approved, the participant will be notified by email they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster. All documentation is due at least 14 business days prior to the start of class.
Course Completion Requirements
Student Must Provide
- Climbing boots
- Hard hat
- Work gloves
- Safety glasses
- Long-sleeved shirt
- Body belt
- Safety belt
- Access to a personal computer or laptop
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
TopicsTraining the Trainer+Pole Climbing Equipment+Pole Climbing Techniques+Crossarm Installation and Removal+Pole Rescue
This course is designed for experienced utilities professionals in the electric power, telecommunications, or cable TV sectors who wish to become wood pole climbing techniques instructors.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits2.8 CEUs