Basic Rigging

Understanding the rigging process is a critical skill that those working in the building trades should possess. This basic rigging course provides trainees with accurate, easy to understand instruction on the fundamentals of rigging.

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Using narrated animations, trainees are introduced to a wide range of rigging components, application, and associated terminology. 3D models of components and tools provide trainees with a valuable way to clearly visualize rigging components and their use.

As part of this course, trainees complete several Knowledge Checks to validate their training and identify subject areas where additional review/training are recommended. A certificate of completion will be provided to all participants who successfully complete the course.

Important Note: This is a basic awareness course intended for general knowledge of rigging and is not meant as certification for any type of rigging maintenance or operation.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Wire rope types, tags, construction, selection, inspection, maintenance, and replacement
  • Rope lay lengths
  • Working Load Limit (WLL)
  • Ultimate Breaking Strength (UBS)
  • Safety Factor (SF)
  • Sheave and drum installation and inspection
  • Wire rope fittings and connections
  • Rotation­resistance wire ropes
  • Wire rope slings (braided, cable­laid, grommet and wire mesh)
  • Hitch configurations
  • Determining sling loads
  • Sling selection, inspection, maintenance, and replacement
  • Rigging hardware
  • Chain slings
  • Chain inspection
  • Reeving systems
  • Hand signals

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