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Rigging & Signalperson

Rigging training courses for all experience levels, available in multiple delivery methods to meet your personalized training needs
ITI Training Solutions

Rigging & Signalperson Training

ITI has been an innovator and pioneer in rigging training for more than 35 years and conducts more rigging training for corporate clients in North America than any other provider due to its expertise, size of training staff, and deep course curriculum.

Rigging & Signalperson Training

Rigging Applications

Rigging Applications is a bit of a blanket phrase that encompasses the skills and knowledge applied to a situation where materials are moved and/or secured using slings and rigging hardware. In short, when the word rigging is used as an action, it is rigging applications. ITI rigging applications courses include options for all experience levels, and are available in the following formats:

  • Instructor-Led
  • Online, On-Demand
  • Simulations

 

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  • Basic Rigging & Inspection
  • Intermediate Rigging
  • Bull Rigging
  • Master Rigger
  • Online-OnDemand

Basic Rigging & Inspection

Rigging-Applications-1The Basic Rigging and Inspection Course is designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures, and load control using typical rigging techniques. Classroom interactive, and problem-solving workshops.

Basic Rigging & Inspection is available on-site at client locations and scheduled at the following ITI Training Centers as an open-enrollment course: Woodland, WA | Houston, TX | Memphis, TN | Tampa, FL | Edmonton, AB

 

 

Basic Rigging and Inspection Schedule

Course Length: 1 Day
Open Enrollment Course Fee: $595/us

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Intermediate Rigging

ITI-Intermediate-Rigger-Graphic01-webThis course is designed for the beginner to intermediate level person whose work assignments involve some rigging activity. All industries and their employees who handle and move loads or products in the course of their daily activities would benefit by taking the ITI Intermediate Rigging Course. This course is designed for the beginner to intermediate level person whose work assignments involve some rigging activity. The participants could include millwrights, boilermakers, pipe fitters, electricians, maintenance mechanics, construction workers, carpenters, welders, machinists, and several other trades that participate in rigging activity during their work day.

Intermediate Rigging is available on-site at client locations and scheduled at the following ITI Training Centers as an open-enrollment course: Woodland, WA | Houston, TX | Memphis, TN | Tampa, FL | Edmonton, AB

 

Intermediate Rigging Schedule

Course Length: 4 Days
Open Enrollment Course Fee: $995/us

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Bull Rigging w/Chain Hoists

ITI-Bull-Rigging-Graphic01-webBull Rigging with Chain Hoists focuses on planning for and utilization of chain hoists and similar devices used to drift, upright, and turn loads in and around areas where crane use is not possible. Trade and craft workers who must safely and efficiently handle loads in a plant environment are ideal candidates for ITI's Bull Rigging Course.

Bull Rigging is available on-site at client locations and scheduled at the following ITI Training Centers as an open-enrollment course: Woodland, WA | Houston, TX | Memphis, TN | Tampa, FL | Edmonton, AB

 

 

 

Bull Rigging Schedule

Course Length: 2 Days
Open Enrollment Course Fee: $1,195/us

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Master Rigger

ITI-Master-Rigger-Graphic01-webThe ITI Master Rigger Course is designed for participants that have had some exposure (2-10 years) to crane and rigging operations. The course exposes participants to a variety of equipment and applications which include multiple crane lifts, load turning, load drifting with chain hoists, jacking and rolling using mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, incline planes and managing the center-of-gravity in all three axes.

Master Rigger is available on-site at client locations and scheduled at the following ITI Training Centers as an open-enrollment course: Woodland, WA | Houston, TX | Memphis, TN | Tampa, FL | Edmonton, AB

 

 

 

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Course Length: 4 Days
Open Enrollment Course Fee: $1,895/us
Optional Qualification: Offered following 4-day course (Day 5)
Qualified Signalperson Exam Fee: $195/us 
Qualified Rigger Exam Fee: $595/us
Qualification Cycle: 5 years

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Basic Rigging and Inspection

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8 Hrs | Led by ITI Co-Founder, Mike Parnell, this online course is designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, selection, and sizing; proper rigging procedures; and load control using typical rigging techniques.

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15 Hrs | The Advanced Rigging online course provides workshop-based lessons to assist students in the calculations used in standard to complex rigging applications.

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Rigging Inspection

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Dating back to the company’s formative years, subject matter expertise in the domain of rigging inspection is ingrained in the DNA of ITI. Instructors have played an active role in establishing universal, cross-industry standards and best practices though work as members of committees and task forces for organizations like ASME, NCCCO, and others. Today, ITI’s collective expertise is reflected through its breadth and depth of rigging inspection curriculum offerings.

Rigging Inspection & Certification

According to ITI Certification Partner NCCCO a certified riggers are defined as such:

CERTIFIED RIGGER LEVEL I

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NCCCO identified the following job duties for Rigger Level I certification. A Certified Rigger Level I can perform simple, repetitive rigging tasks when the load weight, center of gravity, the rigging, and rigging configuration are provided or known by the rigger through experience or on-the-job training prior to the rigging activities. Specifically, Level I Riggers should be able to demonstrate or have knowledge of how to:

  • Inspect rigging before use
  • Identify and attach rigging with basic knowledge of hitch configurations, capacities, and basic knots
  • Recognize associated hazards
  • Signal operations
  • Use various types of rigging equipment and basic hitches and their applications

CERTIFIED RIGGER LEVEL II

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In addition to knowing and demonstrating Rigger Level I knowledge and skills, a Certified Rigger Level II can select rigging components and procedures based on rigging capacity. A Level II Rigger can perform the following rigging tasks unsupervised:

  • Estimate load weight and center of gravity
  • Identify lift points
  • Determine and select rigging based on loading
  • Perform pre-use inspection of rigging and lift points
  • Identify and attach rigging with knowledge of hitch configurations and load angle factors, rigging capacities, and load integrity
  • Understand load dynamics and associated hazards

As applicable, Level II Riggers will also have a working knowledge of hoisting equipment, winches, jacks, industrial rollers, and similar equipment.

Learning Paths

ITI Rigging Inspection Learning Path

A learning path is a collection of training curriculum and field activities that portrays the ideal progression to achieve a specific and defined end point. Standard ITI Learning Paths utilize the ITI Learning Hub to define clear benchmarks, track progress, and indicate supplemental learning resources.

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Qualification

Third party personnel qualification for Rigging Inspection is offered by ITI. Qualification levels I, II, and III are available through training and verified on-the-job experience through ITI.

Industrial Safety Resources

Delivering top shelf, high quality industry related materials directly to you for over 25 years

• FIELD REFERENCE POCKET CARDS
• SAFETY POSTERS
• CRANE & RIGGING RELATED BOOKS
• LIFT PLANNING RESOURCES
• RIGGER & SIGNALPERSON FIELD TOOLS
• APPAREL & MORE

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Rigging Certification Prep

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Industrial Training International endorses the national certification program offered by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and provides training to prepare candidates for CCO written and practical exams.

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Certified Rigger Level I Prep
• Training Center Course

• Online, On-Demand Course

Certified Rigger Level II Prep
• Training Center Course
• Online, On-Demand Course
• Live Online, Instructor Led

 

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Rigging & Signalperson Qualification

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Rigging Training & Qualification

ITI offers optional rigger qualification exams (written and practical) after the Master Rigger course. Candidates include riggers who are required to be qualified, meeting the OSHA 1926.1400 Rule. The applicable training course will prepare students to pass the corresponding qualification exam(s).

Price: $595/us  Duration: 1 day

Enroll Now! Qualified Advanced Rigger Exams

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Signalperson Training & Qualification

The ITI Qualified Signalperson Exams are conducted by ITI’s Qualified Instructor and Evaluator. Candidates include signalpersons, who are required to be qualified, meeting the OSHA 1926.1400 Rule.

Price: $195/us  Duration: 1 day

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Entertainment Rigging

Entertainment Rigging covers all aspects of arena rigging, from practical shackle details to complex force equations. Although the focus for Entertainment Rigging is the entertainment industry, the information is applicable to many trades that use rigging, such as construction, mining, material handling, logging, longshore work, cranes, and industrial rigging.  

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Topics can include but are not limited to:

  • Rigging 101
  • Accident Prevention
  • Shock Loads & Safeties
  • Algebra 101
  • Engineering 101
  • Deadhangs 101
  • Center of Gravity
  • Advanced Deadhangs
  • Bridles & Bridle Forces
  • Rated Capacity Table, and many more topics

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Basic Entertainment Rigging & Inspection

This online course is designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures, and load control using typical rigging techniques in the entertainment rigging industry through problem solving workshops.

Price: $145/us  Duration: 7hrs

Enroll in the Basic Rigging Engineering  Online Course!


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ASME Approved & LEEA Accredited

Rigging Engineering

Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering curriculum is designed for lift planners, crane and rigging managers, and other non-engineers who conduct lift planning activities. Additionally, the Program is designed for engineers needing formal training for heavy crane, rigging and lifting activities.

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The Program is accredited by LEEA, approved by ASME, and eligible for PDHs* in most cases.  A Program Certificate will be awarded to students who complete all Program Requirements.

*Students are responsible for verifying with applicable engineering boards.

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Specialty Rigging Training

ITI Qualified Fabricator

The Fabricator course consists of theoretical and hands-on instruction followed by fabricator qualification.

This course ranges from 1-3 days based on the learning objectives of the client and the items that they fabricate. Classroom instruction, procedures and documentation are followed by hands-on demonstration and training. Written and practical exams are administered to qualify fabricators.

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Course Outline:
ITI Qualified | 1.6 CEUs |  1-3 Days
• Wire Rope Socketing: Zinc or Resin
• Wire Rope Slings: Hand Splice
• Wire Rope Slings: Mechanical Splice
• Alloy Chain Slings: Welded
• Alloy Chain Slings: Mechanical Assembly
• Synthetic Web Slings: Flat & Round
• Fiber Rope Slings: Hand Splice
• Metal Mesh Slings
• Proof/Pull Testing
• Applicable federal, state and/or provincial
regulations and ASME standards

Related Resources:

• Wire Rope Sling Users Manual

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Signalperson Training

 
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ITI signalperson training includes instructor-led and online, on-demand courses. Following training prep courses, qualification and NCCCO certification exams are available to meet the applicable needs of our customers.

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