Course Description

Advanced Rigger training course covers safe operating & rigging procedures/techniques to maintain safe job site rigging operations.

Course Objectives

  • Train the participants on how to ensure safe lifting operations are performed through effective supervision.
  • Use and inspect rigging equipment in accordance with British / ASME and industry standards.
  • Enable to supervise the examination & maintenance of all loose lifting equipment within his area of responsibility.
  • To maintain a Lifting equipment register and copy of certificates for each piece of lifting equipment under his control.
  • To ensure personal under him are competent to perform the job & the color code system is implemented.

Who Should Attend

Riggers, Supervisors, Operators, inspectors and other personnel who require a thorough knowledge of lifting gears & equipments.

Certification Requirements

Complete a 5 day training program. Pass a written / practical examination.Have atleast a minimum of 1 year experience or exposure on working in a capacity of operation, maintenance, repair, inspection, safety or supervision with rigging. The personal who attend should possess the ability to write and read English to the minimum. Pass a written examination – (100 Objective questions) – with an 80% pass mark. Perform a practical assessment on rigging.

Course Outline

  • Introduction.
  • Glossary of Terminology.
  • Legislation – An Overview.
  • Responsibilities. Sample Lifting Risk Matrix.
  • General Lifting Procedures.
  • Basic 9 Point procedure.
  • Load Balance & Stability.
  • Selection & Use of lifting machines.
  • Selection &Use of Lifting gear.
  • Sling Types.
  • Sling Configurations.
  • Rated Assumptions & Deviations.
  • Slings used in combination.
  • Slinging & Safe Working Loads
  • Load Factors & Slinging.
  • Sample Calculations.
  • Identification & Color Coding.
  • Factor of Safety.
  • Rule of thumb formulas to calculate WLL.
  • Slings & Hitches.
  • Sling Angles. Load Angle Factor
  • Angle & Sling Leg Loading.
  • Horizontal Angle & Sting capacity.
  • Horizontal Compressive Forces.
  • Capacity of Bridle Hitches.
  • Centre of Gravity.
  • Sling Tension Calculation.
  • Determining Sling loading-Using capacity chart.
  • Sling Tension calculation formula.
  • Mode Factor.
  • Using measurements-Unequal legs.
  • Drifting load calculation. Overlooked sling angle.
  • Recommended methods of slinging.
  • Criteria for Sting selection.
  • Sling Rating.
  • Safe stinging practices &Tag Line.
  • Webbing slings.
  • Six basic flat web sling types.
  • Abrasion & Sharp Edges. Terminal Fittings.
  • Soft Eyes & Web Sting Shackles.
  • Information Exchanged-User & Supplier.
  • Conformity & Test certificates.
  • Ply & Capacity of Webbing sling.
  • Storage & Handling.
  • In-service Inspection.
  • Safe Use of Webbing Sling.
  • Type of Chain Slings.
  • Principles for the selection of chain stings.
  • Chain Slings – 8 important points.
  • Wire Rope Slings.
  • Type of Wire Rope Slings.
  • Various types of end terminations.
  • Wire Rope Classification.
  • Wire Rope Lays.
  • Wire Rope construction & Grades.
  • Lay Length.
  • Wire Rope Seizing & Cutting.
  • Wire Rope Installation.
  • Unwinding steel wire rope from coil.
  • Wire Rope inspection & Survey of removal.
  • Wire rope measurement.
  • Wire rope drums & sheaves.
  • Flare Angle & Groove Depth.
  • Unloading of steel wire ropes.
  • Storing of Steel Wire ropes.

Training Method

  • Language for the training will be in English.
  • Mode of Delivery is via PowerPoint presentations /Videos/ Interactions Group Exercises.
  • A highly participative course, with a practical inspection of rigging accessories & practical rigging.
  • Objective type questions for the written exam will be in English.

Training Material

A 500 + Pages comprehensive training material with pictures and graphical representations will be provided for each participant.

Course Certificate

A TUV Certificate of “Advanced Rigger” will be awarded for those successful participants upon successful completion of training program / exam.

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