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Industrial Training International Jun 20, 2016 10:23:12 AM 1 min read

Rigging Engineering Scholarship - Applications Now Open

Rigging Engineering Scholarship - Applications Now Open

Lifting Gear Hire and ITI partner to make this professional development opportunity a reality 


Professional development is an essential element for any career path. Lifting Gear Hire wanted to help encourage people working within the crane and rigging industry to invest in themselves to develop additional knowledge and skill.  Enter ITI.  Last year, ITI started a new training program, Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering, which touts accreditation with the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and continuing education units approval from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).  Starting in January of 2015, a new course was released and by August a student could complete the entire program. 

In support of load handling continuing education, Lifting Gear Hire is sponsoring a full program seat (5 required courses and 2 electives) for Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering – a $10,000+ value.  Applicants must complete a questionnaire including 3 short essay questions about why they wish to pursue further education and how it can benefit their current work environment.  Applications will be accepted until July 31st, 2016.

To submit an application, click here.

Lifting Gear Hire

Lifting Gear Hire is the United States' single largest organization devoted exclusively to the provision of lifting and moving equipment for rent. LGH maintains the most comprehensive inventory of hoisting, rigging, jacking, pulling, material handling, and safety equipment. Learn more at

Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering

Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering is a program created for personnel who plan and oversee lifting and load handling activities including Lift Planners, Crane & Rigging Managers, and Engineers. The Program is approved by ASME for continuing education units (CEUs) in compliance with the IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) standard. 

The unique program delivery method is powered by an online learning management system which showcases instructor lectures, quizzes, workshops, and exams with live instructor-led learning options available. Instruction is delivered through the aforementioned vehicles by over 20 of the world’s finest rigging engineers with experience from influential industry leading organizations. 

Please contact or 800.727.6355 with questions about the Rigging Engineering Scholarship, Lifting Gear Hire, or the Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Program.


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