Rigging Course Description

This course of instruction prepares individuals for jobs as Riggers and Signal Persons in the industrial, construction, and maintenance industry. This course includes Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Rigging certifications. Graduates may find suitable employment with construction companies, ports, refineries, and other industries.

Riggers should be able to perform the following:

  • Identify and describe various types of rigging hardware.
  • Identify relevant OSHA and ASME standards and general crane safety considerations.
  • Identify and describe various types of cranes and crane components.
  • Identify and interpret the OSHA regulations related to crane communications and explain how to communicate with crane operators verbally and nonverbally.
  • Describe the basic requirements to lift personnel and the basic elements of a lift plan.
  • Perform a wire rope inspection.
  • Assemble and disassemble boom attachments.
  • Identify mobile crane reeving patterns.
  • Explain how cribbing is used to support loads.