Rigger Technician Training

Train to Work as a Rigger Technician

Rigger Technician Training

Overview

This program will provide students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge and theory from the previous training and field experience in a practical application, as well as learn about the more advanced areas of rigging.

Content

  • Calculation load center of gravity with complex shapes
  • Horizontal rigging and inclined planes, calculating loads during horizontal rigging
  • Chain Fall load drifting and calculation of loading during drifting
  • Use of rigging blocks and pulleys
  • Use of plate clamps, bulb clamps, and lifting magnets
  • Flipping and turning loads
  • Multi crane lifts
  • Proper use of blocking and cribbing
  • Understanding signaler and tag line travel path

Format

The program is a combination of theory and practical exercises in the classroom and making uses of simulated rigging scenarios. Approximately 50% of the programs is hands on practical experience. Students are evaluated by means of a written and practical examination. Upon successful competition students are issued a Hercules SLR Rigger Technician certificate valid for 5 years.

Duration

40 Hours (Based on 8-person class size)

An example of a web sling in use.

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