Course Description

This 5-day course equips students with knowledge about the theories, hardware, procedures and safety precautions involved in handling and moving heavy objects.

Must bring steel toed boots

Attendance of all 40 hours of this course is mandatory

The course will enable you to:

  • Describe a basic rigging operation.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices.
  • State the use and limitations of various slings and hitch configurations.
  • Identify and demonstrate various types of knots.
  • Explain how to select rigging equipment and hardware needed to perform safe rigging procedures.
  • List and describe the different types of cranes used for rigging operations.
  • Demonstrate proper use of hand and voice rigging signals.
  • Maximum of 12 Students per class.

The course is a pre-requisite for the Gas and Steam Turbine training available at our Las Vegas UBC International Training Centre.

Course Location

Local 1460 Alberta Millwrights Edmonton Training Center

Upcoming Courses

The following courses have been scheduled. Please click on the course you are interested in to notify us that you would like to take this course. In your reply you will have to provide your first name, last name, UBC # and phone number. We will then add you to the registration list.

Course DatesCourse Notes
November 27th - December 1st, 2017