Fundamentals of Rigging

Train to Work as a Rigging Technician

Fundamentals of Rigging


This program will provide students with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills of lifting and rigging to enable them to perform lifting operations safely. This LEEA accredited program meets and exceeds the local regulations and industry standards.


  • Regulations and standards
  • Risk management
  • Basic Rigging plan
  • Calculating load weight
  • Rigging triangle
  • Load control
  • Sling angles and the center of gravity
  • Rigging equipment (slings, hitches, hardware, hooks)
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Communications (radio and hand signals)


The program is a combination of theory and classroom demonstrations. Students are evaluated by means of a written test. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate will be issued Valid for 3 years.


1 day.

An example of a web sling in use.


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