AIM This is a basic rigging course designed to suit the requirements of learners who have limited or no knowledge of Rigging, Lifting and Slinging Techniques.
Pre-Requisite No previous experience required.
Course Duration 5 days.
Maximum Number 6 persons.
Training Aids Lecture notes, audio visual presentation and specific items of rigging equipment.
Assessment Written and practical test.
Certification On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate.
Additional Information Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk
On completion of this course the learner will be capable of:
Being aware of the statutory requirements, regulations and approved codes of practices regarding rigging equipment together with the learners obligations to Site Safety
Identifying basic equipment used in rigging
Using basic items of rigging equipment safely and effectively
Selecting and using the correct equipment for the task
Inspection and use of different types of lifting equipment
Calculations required in rigging to include weight calculation, required angles, how to use sling charts
Tying knots, bends and hitches
Lifting safely both out of balance loads, balanced loads and tandem lifting.
Rigging principles and terminology
Relevant legislation and ACOPs
Safe systems of work
Risk assessment, planning and control of lifting operations
Ensure the area is suitable for lifting activities
Lifting equipment pre and post use inspection, including certification
Safe and correct use of different types of lifting equipment
Selection of the appropriate lifting accessories for different types of loads
Lifting accessories and their applications
Sling various loads including balanced, unbalance and loose
Equipment identification and selection
Weight identification, different ways to calculate the loads weight
Carry out lifts to given instructions
Placement of and setting down loads
Disconnection of lifting accessories from the load
Use of recommended hand signals and radios
Keep within safe working parameters
Awareness of crane operating principles
Awareness of conflicting activities
Environmental factors that could influence lifting operations
Correct procedure for the storage of lifting equipment
Awareness of manual handling
Appreciation of dynamic factors
Typing knots, bends and hitches - their uses and applications
Typical types of lifting equipment and accessories that the candidate would use will include: