Rigger Training


This aim of this course is to workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to work safely and efficiently with cranes, rigging and lifting operations in an offshore hoisting environment.

This course meets the requirements of:

CAPP TQ Section 3.2.12: Mandatory Safety Training for All Petroleum Installations; Technical Safety Training; Rigger Training

API RP 2D Recommended Practice for Operation and Maintenance of Offshore Cranes


  • Personal Protective equipment (PPE)
  • Rigging equipment and tools
  • Tie downs
  • Hazard identification and safety
  • Sling tension
  • Wire rope
  • Load stability/control
  • Load charts
  • Sling handling and storage
  • Pinch points and body position
  • Unbinding loads
  • Personnel transfer
  • Signals and communications
  • Inspection criteria
  • Hand and radio signals

Practical training exercises will be conducted throughout the course.

DURATION: 16 hours over two (2) days

Course Details

Prerequisites :

  • Trainees are expected to be in a good state of health and physically capable of fully taking part in all program activities. Trainees are expected to participate in all physical training requirements.
  • A valid Government Identification is required and must be presented for registration and to the instructor on the first day of course commencement. (Driver’s License, Passport, Vantage card)

Course File:
Rigger Training – Outline (NEW).pdf

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