Day 1: Theory is done at the Edmonton Union Hall, and Day 2: Practical is done at the Budd Coutts Apprenticeship and Education Centre.
Developed from the Crosby Group, the course discusses rigger’s responsibilities, Alberta OH&S regulations, wire rope composition and working load limits. Students will identify different rigging hardware, inspection criteria and maintenance practices. Basic load rigging using hooks, shackles, chains and synthetic slings will be utilized during a practical phase of the training. International hand signals and basic knot tying are also demonstrated. A Certificate of Completion is awarded for successful students.