EPP015 – 28.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Lineman and InstructorThe 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
  • Climbers
  • Body belt
  • Safety belt
  • Access to a personal computer or laptop

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


  • Training the Trainer
  • Pole Climbing Equipment
  • Pole Climbing Techniques
  • Crossarm Installation and Removal
  • Pole Rescue

Suggested Audience

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 Credits

  • 2.80 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

In my 28 years, this was the best crime scene school I have ever attended. Dr. Fisher is an amazing and professional instructor. I hope to attend many more classes in the future.

— Forensic Technician
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