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Rigging Gear Inspector Level I

2 Days
Rigging Inspection
Qualification Available
1.6 CEUs
The Rigging Gear Inspector Course is designed to build and enhance the skills of the student to become a qualified, in-house rigging gear inspector.

The course includes classroom sessions and multiple hands-on inspection activities. Participants learn the removal criteria for wire rope, wire rope slings, synthetic web and round slings, chain slings, rigging hardware, and below-the-hook lifting devices according to the applicable federal and provincial regulations as well as ASME standards.

For anyone who performs rigging inspection for an employer as an assigned task such as a tool room check-out/in team member, or a supervisor who is responsible for the quality of rigging gear in a facility. Also, crane maintenance personnel who inspect running and standing ropes, sheaves, drums and associated equipment during monthly and annual equipment reviews.

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Course Outline

  • Wire Rope
  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Synthetic Web Slings and Roundslings
  • Alloy Chain Slings
  • Rigging Hardware and Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices
  • Hands-On Inspection Forms
  • Supplemental Resources
  • Applicable Federal, State/Provincial Regulations, and ASME Standards

Upon Completion

Each student that completes the full 2-day course will receive  Continuing Education Units (CEUs), as well as a certificate of completion.

Written exams are administered and participants perform hands-on inspections of used and damaged gear to test their knowledge of the criteria learned. Participants who successfully pass the exams are issued a three-year Level I Qualification. Level II is available to those who meet on-the-job inspection requirements.

All ITI Training Center Open Enrollment Students will receive the following student materials:

  • Rigging Gear Inspector Resource Manual
  • Rigging Gear Inspector Tool Pack
  • Journeyman Rigger's Reference Card
  • Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card
  • Rigging Gear Inspection Form(s)
  • Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Notebook

Woodland, WA Classes

Includes a tour of a forging facility that manufactures shackles and other rigging hardware as well as a rigging manufacturer's facility where students will participate in testbed activities and a wire rope socketing demonstration. 

PPE Information

The following PPE is required for all hands-on sessions at ITI Training Centers:

  • OSHA-approved hard hat*
  • Eye protection*
  • Long pants with no holes or tears
  • Low-heeled work boots or work shoes
  • Full-fingered work gloves*
  • OSHA-approved safety vest*

*ITI Training Centers will make these PPE items available for all enrolled students. Students are responsible for their own appropriate garments and footwear.

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Daily Training Schedule

Day 1
Mix of classroom and hands-on practical time. Subjects covered include - Synthetic Web Slings, and Synthetic Round Slings
Day 2
Mix of classroom and hands-on practical time. Subjects covered include - Alloy Chain SlingsRigging Hardware, and Below-the-hook lifting devices

Rigging Gear Inspector Level I

Related Courses

trained Wire Rope User
Basic Rigging & Inspection

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