Qualified Rigger API RP 2D 5th & 6th Edition

Course Description

This four hour course complies with API RP 2D 5th or 6th EditionĀ  for personnel involved in crane load rigging and handling loads. This course is also for transportation company personnel and onshore riggers. Students receive manuals and hands-on practical exercises to facilitate training. This course is the Crosby Group developed API rigger program approved by BOEM with additional material provided by Global instructors.

This course meets the pre-requisite for Crane Operator training.

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Course Details



4 hours
Course Availability:
Every Monday @ 8:00 a.m. or upon request

Course Content

  1. Rigging Regulations
  2. Rigger Responsibilities
  3. Loose Gear Items (selection, maintenance, inspection, capacity determination)
  4. Slings (wire rope, synthetic strap, chains), Hitches & Capacities
  5. Thimbles
  6. Shackles
  7. Cable Clips
  8. Baskets / Cargo Nets & Equipment
  9. Spreader Bars
  10. End Connectors
  11. Sheaves
  12. Load Binders
  13. Hooks / Blocks
  14. Turnbuckles / Eye Bolts
  15. Wire Rope / Rope Knots
  16. Snatch Blocks
  17. Loose Gear Inspection / Inventory Report
  18. Rigging Principles (load control / taglines, lift planning, unbinding, personnel transfer)
  19. Signalling / Communication
  20. Loading / Offloading (loading sequence, PPE, pinch points & proper positioning)
  21. Hands-on Evaluation & Written Examination

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