Tower Safety & Rescue Instructor (Train the Trainer)

Instructor – Authorized Level (Train the Trainer) $3465

*The Authorized Level TS&R In-House Instructor candidate must have a minimum of 1 year of actual tower climbing experience and be recognized as a Competent Person [OSHA – 29 CFR 1926.32(f)] by their employer. He/she can deliver the Comtrain Authorized Climber/Rescuer Certification Training to their employees.

Instructor – Competent Level (Train the Trainer) $3760 

**The Competent Level TS&R In-House Instructor must have at least 5 years of tower climbing work experience or 2 years experience delivering tower safety training and be recognized as a Competent Person [OSHA – 29 CFR 1926.32(f)] by their employer. He/she can deliver the Comtrain Authorized and Competent Climber/Rescuer Certification Training to their employees.

1 Day Upgrade to Authorized Instructor – $1835

1 Day Upgrade to Competent Instructor – $2130 

For 1 Day Upgrade the candidate must have been certified with the same company within the last 6 months.

Competent Instructor Experience Upgrade – $295  (When an Authorized Instructor reaches the experience level required, the option to Upgrade to a Competent Level Instructor is available.  There is no additional class attendance required. Contact the Comtrain office for details and forms.)

All Instructor candidates must have completed the Comtrain Authorized and Competent Climber/Rescuer level of training. The instructor candidate must pass the classroom training written test with an 80% grade or better to advance to the “Instructor – Train the Trainer” level. He/she will have ONLY 1 chance to take the test to advance. Retesting will only be allowed at a future scheduled class.

 Employers and Instructor candidates should read and understand “The Rules for Comtrain In-House Instructors”. (All Certifications are valid for 2 years)


The Instructor program accomplishes these primary tasks for the employer:  It teaches the instructor how to use proper applications and deliver training to employees, enables implementation of company practices and safety plans, teaches where to find answers and demonstrates proper record-keeping & documentation. This class maximizes efficiency & company legal compliance.

This class will make the instructor candidate aware of their liability and responsibilities, the employer’s liability and responsibilities and the laws and regulations pertaining to them. Instruction includes the implementation of applicable ANSI Standards and “best practices”.

Lastly, candidates will learn how to work with Comtrain’s Support Staff to acquire Certifications for their students.

The In-House Instructor must attend a ReCertification class every 24 months to stay current. Training is not authorized and therefore student certifications cannot be processed if an In-House Instructor’s certification has expired. In-House training classes must be conducted while an instructor is current for certification to be valid.

If your Instructor Certification has been expired for more than 6 months, you should call the Comtrain office to discuss ReCertification requirements.

Graduating Instructors will receive a Comtrain Instructor Kit including:

      • The Comtrain In-House Instructor Manual
      • 1 copy of Comtrain’s Soft Rope & Knot Tying Primer
      • Comtrain Flash Drive loaded with:
        1. Training Aids and Videos in English & Spanish
        2. Documents Needed to Teach Your Course
        3. Power Point Class Presentation
        4. Class Lecture Guide
        5. Student Certification Paperwork

EVERYTHING you need to conduct your training classes will be in your Instructor Kit!

Graduating Instructors will receive a wall plaque certificate and a wallet ID card.

For additional information, or to register, please call or send us an email:
(512) 275-6600

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