Tower climber certificate - Refresher

This course is a refresher of the Tower climber certificate course. The Tower climber certificate course is recommended in Swedish law (AFS 2000:6) for everyone working on masts or high poles.

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Target group

For those who has taken the Tower climber certificate course and want a refresher. For those who work on masts or high poles such as telecom workers etc. The participant shall be at least 18 years of age.

Course goal

After a successful completion of the course, the participant shall:

Have knowledge of relevant laws and standards for working on masts.
Understand the importance of the weather
Have knowledge about dismantling of emergency workers
Understand the importance of a good safety plan, risk analysis, rescue plan, and be able to perform a work plan
Understand the importance of working ergonomically
Understanding what happens at a fall
Knowing Personal fall protection equipment is used correctly:
- Full-body harness
- Fall arrest lanyards
- Adjustable FA-lines
- Work Positioning lanyards
- Fall Arrest blocks (SRLs)
- Wire system
- Rail system

Theoretical elements

What happens in a fall?
What does the relevant Health & Safety law say?
Liability and responsibilities of the employer and employee?
What does the relevant Work Environment Authority say?
What are CE and EN markings?
Safety plan, risk analysis, rescue plan
What can be used as an anchorage point?
What equipment is used and how is it maintained?
High-frequency radiation – what is that?

Practical elements

Correct use of Personal Fall Protection Equipment
Climbing techniques
Use of sliding shoes in wire and rail systems
Lowering persons in distress
Single handed evacuation
Raising deadloads


The course ends with a written exam.

A certificate will be awarded after successful completion of the course.

The course can be conducted at the customer's location.


ART. NR: 012299040

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: Master certificate

COURSE LENGTH: 8 hours (1 day)


INSTRUCTOR: Two Cresto-authorised instructor per max 8 participants

Cresto reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of participants is less than 3 persons. If so, we will inform you one week before that start of the course.