Basic Rigger and Signalman

Earn your Basic Rigger and Signalman certificate upon successful completion of this course


An OSHA-Compliant training course online for riggers and signalers. I-CAB Recognized. This basic rigger and signaler class covers an introduction to rigging, determining load weight, sling angles and stresses, center of gravity, basic hitches, sling types, lifting hardware, below-the-hook-devices, verbal communication, and hand signals. Quiz questions along the way prepare the trainee for the final written examination. Upon completion, gain access to and print off your test, certificate, and a checklist which can be used by your employer to administer the required practical observation.
The exercise workbook and rigging reference card for this training will be available for download upon purchase.
This course also includes practical exam guides and examination helps, as well as hand signal and rigging poster files, which can be accessed and used by your employer after the written exam for the purpose of administering the required practical examination.


  • Section 1: Introduction, Load Weights
  • Section 2: Angles, Stresses, COG
  • Section 3: Sling Hitches, Sling Types
  • Section 4: Rigging Hardware, Lifting Devices
  • Section 5: Communication, Conclusion
  • Examinations
    • Rigger/Signaler Final Exam
    • Rigger/Signaler Practical Exam

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 3 hours.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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