NWSA Offers Telecom Tower Technician Certification Programs
The Telecom Tower Technician certification is now available nationally
January 10, 2017
|FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Wireless Safety Alliance has launched two industry-wide certification programs: Telecommunications Tower Technician 1 and Telecommunications Tower Technician 2, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.
The programs were developed via the NWSA Telecommunications Tower Technician Task Force, and the exams and credentialing programs were created in conjunction with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators.
To become certified as a TTT-1 or TTT-2, candidates are required to complete a computer-based written examination and a practical examination at each certification level. Upon passing these exams and meeting all other certification criteria, candidates are issued a wallet certification card that can be authenticated via an online credential verification database.
The NWSA is also considering certification programs for Antenna & Line Foreman, Certified Climber, Tower (Stacking) Foreman, Structural Modifications Foreman, DAS Systems, Small Cell Systems, Broadcast Structures and Outside Plant/Fiber to the Home and Business, according to the release.