Rigging (Basic)

Learn the basic responsibilities, practices, and techniques required to safely sling and rig loads

Rigging (Basic)

Optional virtual proctoring is available

Rigging (Basic)

Online Training Course

What Is Rigging?

This online Basic Rigging course includes 3 modules that cover the practices and techniques for safe slinging and rigging of loads. The material in this training course is designed for rigging personnel who work with all types of hoisting equipment. This course was designed to help satisfy requirements of the “CSA Z150-98” standards. It also adheres to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) standards.

With this online course, you can feel confident that your partners or employees will have had the best training to stay safe on the job when rigging and loading.

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Course Overview

Course Overview

This Rigging course is designed to cover the basics of safe, effective loading activities which includes discussing topics such as:

  • Pre-lift hazard assessments
  • Owner, operator, and supervisor responsibilities
  • Safety factors and safe working load limits
  • Rope and sling inspections
  • Types of rigging hitches
  • Determining sling types, sizes, and configurations using sling capacity charts
  • D/d ratios
  • Sling centre of gravity
  • Crane and hoist signals

To help keep yourself or your employees safe when completing Rigging activities such as moving, securing or putting down a load, enlist your company into this Basic Rigging course to cover any fundamentals you might need on the job.

The completion time of this course is just over 2 hours, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80% and allows for 3 attempts, and participants earn a 3-year certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring may be available for an additional fee.

Universally Compatible

This Ground Disturbance online 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

The average completion time is 2.5 hours. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.