Rigging & Crane Operator Safety Train The Trainer | 4-Day Workshop

  • $1,995.00

This 4-day workshop incorporates topics covered in our Level 1: Basic Rigging & Signalperson class, Rigging Gear Inspection training, Level 2 Advanced Rigging course and Overhead Crane Operator training. Also includes hands-on rigging and crane exercises.

Day 1: Overhead Crane Operator Safety Train the Trainer

The full-day session consists of hands-on crane exercises, operator responsibilities, pre-operational inspections and identifying unsafe conditions. All students will be evaluated with a skills assessment utilizing our overhead cranes.

Day 2: Qualified Rigger & Rigging Gear Inspection

Candidates will learn the requirements of OSHA regulations and ASME guidelines for the proper inspection and documentation of rigging gear inspection. OSHA requires inspections be done by a competent person selected by the employer. Candidates will learn how to properly select and use slings and rigging equipment. 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. This training will better enable employers to deem their associate competent. A CMCO basic rigging/inspection exam will be given to test candidates knowledge of topics covered. Each candidate will be tested on signaling.

  • Slings (chain, wire rope, synthetics and metal mesh)
  • Rigging hardware 
  • Below-the-hook lifting devices
  • Ratchet lever & chain fall hoists
  • Hitches
  • Angles effects on working load limits
  • Limitations of rigging equipment
  • Rigging Guide & chart interpretation
  • Knot tying: tagline use

Day 3: Master Rigging

Candidates will learn how to calculate load angles & load weights. Determine through calculation the Center of Gravity of various load shapes. Candidates will apply classroom work in our hands-on rigging facility.

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

Day 4: Becoming a Trainer

Candidates will learn how to become a Trainer. On this day we will learn how to prepare for to instruct others during a training session. Candidates will complete a sample training program at the completion of the Train the Trainer program.

  • How to prepare for a training session
  • What is expected of the trainer?
  • Where do you find the information required for the training session?
  • What materials do you need for the training session?
  • What questions to ask when you are expected to deliver a training program?

Call the CIC directly at 844-546-3362, to register for the exam after you register with CMCO for the workshop.

The final day of this workshop is for candidates wishing to take the optional CIC Rigger/Signalperson Certification Exam. Certification is not mandatory by OSHA. Additional fee for the exam will apply. Candidates must document at least one year of rigging and signaling experience on the Rigger/Signalperson Experience Verification form, and pass both a Written Exam and a Practical Hand Signal Exam.

For those candidates wishing to take the exam in their area, visit Crane Institute Certification 844-546-3362, http://cicert.com/candidate-registration/  

Note: This link is for the CIC exam only and will not register you for the CMCO training course



This class is only held at our Niagara Training Center in Getzville, New York.