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RIGGER STAGE 1

Please find the full course description further down the page.

This course is not available for online booking. Please contact us regarding possible dates.

  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Language

    English

  • Course code

    OSP775

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RIGGER STAGE 1

Objective

The aim of this course is to deem candidates competent according to the OPITO standard and to begin the second stage of their training in the workplace under supervision.

Target Group

Personnel who have had little or no training experience in rigging and lifting operations.

Prerequisites

No prior training is required to attend this training programme.

Examination

On completion of this course, a written assessment will be taken.

Course Contents

• Provide an understanding of initial planning
• Attaching / detaching and securing loads
• Environmental considerations
• Proximity hazards
• De-rating of equipment
• Pre use equipment checks
• Thorough examination and inspection
• Preparation of a lifting plan
• Sling angles
• Effects of angles & tensions
• Delegates will work in teams to examine lifting machinery and
accessories then plan and undertake routine rigging tasks.
Including cross-hauling methods.
• Delegates will work in teams to undertake various Complex
rigging tasks.
• Delegates will be required to individually plan given rigging
tasks assessed on their knowledge and skills learned.