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NCCER Basic Rigger Certification Test Prep - Online Course

16 Hours
Test Prep

16 Hours | Online & On-Demand

This course was designed to provide a better understanding of common rigging hardware, proper safety practices for load-handling, inspection techniques, hand signals, and hitch configurations. It is designed for someone in the crane and lifting industry who wants to prepare for NCCER certification. The NCCER Trainee Guide is included.

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Course Overview

Rigging Practices

  • Basic rigging and safety practices
  • Rigging hardware, jacks, and hoisting identification
  • Use and inspection of rigging equipment and hardware
  • Sling angles and basic hitches
  • Taglines and knots

Crane Safety and Emergency Procedures

  • Crane safety standards and safety practices
  • Safety considerations related to powerlines, weather conditions, and specific crane functions

Basic Principles of Cranes

  • Introduction to various mobile crane types, crane components, and safety devices
  • Introduction to factors associated with lifting capacity
  • Introduction to load charts

Crane Communications

  • Communication process and barriers between the signal person and the crane operator
  • Communication Standards and requirements
  • Verbal communications and equipment
  • Standard hand signals

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be recorded and accessible for download and printing on the individual learner record.

Course Access

This course will be available for 365 days from when assigned to yourself or others. After that, access to the course will be closed. You will have the option to purchase the course again to receive access for an additional 365 days.

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