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WRAT= Rope Access + Tower Climber

  Rope Access + Tower Climber Rope Access is an important skill to learn if one is going to be performing work at any height.  In the tower industry we are continually using our back dorsal for Fall Arrest, side D rings for Fall Restraint and Rope Access uses their sternal for Fall Arrest and [...]

By |2018-07-10T04:03:21+00:00July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Day Before Christmas – Tower Technician Poem

A Day Before Christmas By Kathy Gill/Tower Safety & Instruction All through the school not a carabiner was clicking Everything in order not a thing was missing The ropes were hung by the tower with care In the hopes the men would go up safely in the air The students were nestled all snug in [...]

By |2017-12-26T00:35:23+00:00December 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Day Before Christmas – Tower Technician Poem

Telecom Technical College Expands to New Location

As interest in telecom training continues to grow, so does TelTech! We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded to a new location to accommodate our students. So why the move? TelTech College moved because we wanted the ability to provide a “playground” of tower equipment for all of our students to train, learn, and improve [...]

By |2017-12-15T05:22:25+00:00December 14th, 2017|Telecom Technical College|Comments Off on Telecom Technical College Expands to New Location

Telecom Technical College Supports Southwest Veteran’s Foundation at Patriots Ball

On Saturday, November 4th, Telecom Technical College had the honor of attending the 3rd Annual Patriots Ball, hosted by the Southwest Veterans Chamber of Commerce and the Southwest Veterans Foundation. The event recognized and celebrated the many contributions of businesses who support veterans throughout the year. Held at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, the [...]

By |2017-11-09T13:32:40+00:00November 8th, 2017|Telecom Technical College|Comments Off on Telecom Technical College Supports Southwest Veteran’s Foundation at Patriots Ball

TelTech College Partners with Industry Professionals for Training and Jobs

As someone who has been working in the tower safety industry for many years, I often forget how many people outside our industry are unaware of what tower safety is, what it entails, and how the skills associated with tower safety apply in so many different jobs, not to mention the job opportunities that open [...]

By |2017-10-19T14:41:24+00:00October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TelTech College Partners with Industry Professionals for Training and Jobs

Telecom Technical College: Compassionate Education for Everyone

We’ve highlighted our involvement with several Arizona prisons in the past, and how we’re working with the Department of Corrections and DES and other officials to help ex-convicts get an education once they’re released. We feel this is very important work as part of our mission to improve our community through education and compassion. We [...]

By |2017-10-05T15:47:47+00:00October 5th, 2017|Success stories|Comments Off on Telecom Technical College: Compassionate Education for Everyone

Wireless Safety Standards-OSHA, ANSI, TIA, TIRAP, NWSA: A thousand ways to create a thousand standards.

It’s important for tower climbers to follow safety standards, regulations and rulings to stay safe.  The wireless industry is consistently creating rules and regulations, but are we creating too many?  As the school president of Telecom Technical College and the person responsible for teaching to the standards, the amount of regulations is overwhelming at times [...]

By |2017-09-21T16:05:40+00:00September 15th, 2017|Safety training|Comments Off on Wireless Safety Standards-OSHA, ANSI, TIA, TIRAP, NWSA: A thousand ways to create a thousand standards.

The Bahamas Needs our Wireless Family Help!

Tower Riggers Rope Bag – a box 600’ of 5/8 braided rope costs 5,000.00 A training trip to an island of pristine blue waters, Atlantis Tourist Attraction and Cruise Ships destinations lead to a learning lesson for the trainer.  This small but brave group of tower riggers are needing our help with gear [...]

By |2017-10-05T17:17:25+00:00September 5th, 2017|Telecom Technical College|Comments Off on The Bahamas Needs our Wireless Family Help!

TelTech College Featured in “Inside Towers”

TelTech College's founder Kathy Gill was recently featured in Inside Towers. The article, "Prison Outreach: From 'Vet' to 'Con' to Tower Dawg" talks about TelTech's involvement in helping to turn around the life of one man and how education made all the difference. Kathy recently visited the Manzanita Prison in Tucson. She was accompanied by Anthony Paz, [...]

By |2017-08-16T18:17:31+00:00August 16th, 2017|Telecom Technical College|Comments Off on TelTech College Featured in “Inside Towers”

Telecom Technical College Works With Department of Corrections and DES

Telecom Technical College works closely with an amazing team consisting of Department of Corrections (DOC), Dept. of Economic Security (DES) and state agencies that allow us to help inmates get into the wireless industry.  On July 19th, the Tucson, AZ prison was holding an employment outreach event and TelTech asked the DOC if a special [...]

By |2017-08-03T22:40:28+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Telecom Technical College|Comments Off on Telecom Technical College Works With Department of Corrections and DES
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