Qualified Rigger 3-Day Workshop

Qualified Rigger | 2-Day Workshop

  • $995.00

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Students will receive:

  • Rigging Gear Inspection Class Workbook (digital)
  • Basic/Advanced Rigger Class Workbook (digital)
  • Qualified Rigger Training Certificates
  • Signalperson Training Certificate
  • OSHA 1910.184
  • Rigging Field Pocket Guide
  • Rigging Handbook
  • Chain Inspection Kit
  • Day 1: Rigging Gear Inspection Training/Intermediate Rigging Signalperson

    Participants learn the requirements of OSHA regulations and ASME guidelines for proper inspection procedures and documentation of rigging gear inspection. OSHA requires inspections be done by competent personnel selected by the employer. This training will enable employers to deem their employee competent. Students will be given the CMCO written and hands-on Inspection Exam to test knowledge of topics covered. 

    During the course, attendees will learn how to properly select and use slings and rigging equipment. The course also covers hand signalperson requirements per OSHA 1926.1400, ASME B30.3 and ASME B30.5. Hands-on rigging training will be performed in conjunction with classroom training. Students will be given the CMCO Basic Rigging Exam and Signalperson Exam to test knowledge of topics covered.

    Course topics include:

    • Rigging hardware
    • Below the hook lifting devices
    • Slings (chain, wire rope, synthetics, and metal mesh)
    • Lever hoist and chainfalls
    • Hitches
    • Limitations of rigging equipment
    • Knot tying: tagline use
    • Effects on working load limits
    • Rigging guide and chart interpretation
    • Signalperson training


    Day 2: Master Rigger

    Classroom work is applied in our hands-on rigging facility.

    Course topics include:

    • Estimation of load weights
    • Center of gravity determination
    • Rigging block calculations
    • Sling tension calculations
    • Share of load weight calculations
    • Load drifting calculations