NATE Provides 5G Small Cell Deployment Training To More Than 350 Workers In 2021

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Training Resources Now Accessible on NATE’s Website

NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association announced recently that it provided complimentary training sessions to more than 350 workers across the country in 2021. NATE’s 5G- Small Cell Deployment Training Courses were funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Susan Harwood Training Grant (SH-99035-SH0) for the 2020-2021 program year.

NATE’s 2021 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training Courses addressed fall prevention in the construction industry, with an emphasis on small cell deployment safety practices to keep workers safe while building and maintaining next generation wireless sites within high traffic areas near city roads and pedestrian pathways.

The 2021 courses were taught at 13 different locations across the US, including: Bloomington, Minnesota; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Omaha, Nebraska; Anchorage, Alaska; Indianapolis, Indiana; Salt Lake City, Utah; Tampa, Florida; Arlington, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Bellevue, Washington; Denver, Colorado; Portland, Maine; and Charleston, West Virginia.


The 2021 5G-Small Cell Deployment Instructor Manual, Training PowerPoint and Student Workbook resources are now available for use by NATE members and industry stakeholders on the Association’s website at the following links:

5G–Small Cell Deployment Student Workbook

5G–Small Cell Deployment Instructor Manual

5G-Small Cell Deployment PowerPoint

“NATE’s 2021 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training Courses were a great success for hundreds of technicians and industry professionals. Through these complimentary training sessions, NATE was able to contribute to our industry’s reputation of promoting safety first and safety always. We thank all of the attendees and contract trainers who made these courses a success,” said NATE Project Manager Kimberly Elliott.

To view NATE’s full library of Harwood Grant Training Course Resources, including Rigger Awareness Training, Advanced Rigging Principles Training, Wireless Rooftop Deployment Training, and the 2021 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training, visit

About the Author: NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association is a non-profit trade association dedicated to providing a unified voice for companies in the diverse tower and communications infrastructure construction, service and maintenance industries. Today the Association boasts over 975 member companies located throughout the United States, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Jamaica, Lithuania, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Trinidad and the United Kingdom. For additional information on NATE, please visit

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