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Rigger Training Stage 1 (OPITO Approved)

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  • Duration

    3 Days

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Rigger Training Stage 1 (OPITO Approved)


During the course delegates will be able to know their role and responsibilities associated with rigging & lifting operations, and to provide participants with an awareness of lifting equipment and its safe and correct use.

Target Group

This course has been developed to meet the standard which has been produced by OPITO. The programme is designed to meet the initial onshore training and assessment requirements for personnel carrying out rigging and lifting operations.


All delegates must be in possession of a valid medical certificate .



Course Contents

Relevant legislation (Loler, Puwer), personal responsibilities, ACOPs relevant standards and guidelines.

Safe systems of work (permits, procedures, tool box talks)

Risk assessment and control measures


Planning of lifting operations

Awareness of different types of ropes, slings and lifting equipment.

Equipment pre and post use Inspection, Including certification of equipment.

Safe and correct use of equipment.

Equipment identification and selection.

Rigging principles and terminology (e.g. angles and tensions in slings, centre of balance and security)

Weight identification and estimation

Placements of loads

Disconnection of lifting equipment

Hand signaling and use of hand radios

Awareness of crane operating principles

Awareness of conflicting activities

Environmental factors (e.g. weather)

Awareness of manual handling

Appreciation of dynamic factors (e.g. FPSO's, MODUs, Semi submersibles, and construction and support vessels)

  • Oil & Gas

Contact information


Lot 2984, Block 5, Block G, Jalan Peninsula, Kampung Pulau Melayu, Miri, Sarawak, 98000, Malaysia

+6085 415815

Closes in 4 hours and 56 minutes

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Oasis Complex, Landing Craft Jetty, Johor Port, Pasir Gudang, Johor, 81700, Malaysia

+607 2522108

Closes in 5 hours and 11 minutes

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