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Advanced Rigging

Level: Advanced

Duration: 15 Hours

Location: Online

Overview & Objectives

The Advanced Rigging course is designed specifically for participants who have two to 10 years’ experience on a job with some exposure to crane and rigging operations. Designed to further the participant’s understanding about the crane and rigging industry, this course teaches not only essential equipment for the job, but their relevant applications.

This Advanced Rigging course will teach participants the essentials of rigging and crane operations, as well as particular equipment used in the workplace. Specific course topics are reinforced through supplemental workbooks and include the following:

  • Multiple crane lifts
  • Load turning
  • Load drifting and chain hoists
  • Jacking and rolling using mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
  • Incline planes
  • Managing the center of gravity across all multiple axes
  • When to use particular equipment such as levers, jacks, and rollers

Who is this Course for?

The Advanced Rigging Course is ideal for all those who work with or around mobile cranes, overhead cranes, or other load handling equipment. Those who may specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • Trade workers
  • Riggers
  • General laborers
  • Crane operators in training
  • Supervisors of trade workers, riggers, general laborers, and crane operators

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs.

Features & Benefits

The Advanced Rigging Course is designed to ensure participants have a firm understanding of the crane and rigging industry, as well as how to properly identify and utilize the equipment required to complete various tasks. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Understand load weight estimate techniques
  • Know the best practices for determining the center of gravity for a variety of loads
  • Understand sling tension, its causes, and the applicable effects
  • Recognize winches and blocks, as well as when to use them
  • Identify when to use levers, jacks, and rollers
  • Know the benefits of using chain hoists for load drifting
  • Address off-level pick points