OPITO Rigger Training (Stage 1)

The OPITO Rigger Training (Stage 1) is a 3 day course and the purpose of this training is to provide delegates with a series of explanations and practical demonstrations which will identify what they are expected to know when performing rigging operations.

Practical rigging gives the delegates first-hand knowledge of how the equipment operates and for what purpose each piece of equipment is used.

The syllabus covers the following:

  • Provides an understanding of initial planning of task at hand
  • Environmental considerations
  • Proximity hazards
  • Attaching/ detaching and securing loads.
  • De-rating of equipment- quarantining of equipment
  • Pre-use inspections, post use inspections
  • Preparation of lifting plans
  • Sling angles and how they are affected, effects of sling angels and tension on slings
  • Delegates will work in teams to complete various complex rigging tasks involving cross hauling and general routine lifts.
  • Delegates will be required to plan given rigging tasks assessed on their own skills and knowledge.

More information regarding the sylabus / learning outcomes can be found here.

OPITO Rigger Stage 1 and 2
More Information

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