Prerequisites: High school diploma, GED or Ability to Benefit, proof of 18 yrs. of age and a medical clearance card

​Clock hours: 8

​Credential to be awarded: ​Certificate of completion, Phoenix Tower Crane Qualified Rigger Card.

Class size: ​12





Working safely, effectively and efficiently is the primary focus of this eight hour course. Many types of construction jobs involve working with crane to hoist loads. Crane operators, riggers and laborers all need to follow safe work practices, including using equipment properly. In this course the participant will learn safe work practices around cranes, rigging loads, and proper hand signaling. The participants will also identify slings, hooks, shackles, and turnbuckles. They will learn how to inspect rigging hardware, give clean hand signals, calculate basic load weights, find sling angles and figure sling tension. Ample time will be given for hands on practice of all hand signals.

Overview

​Qualified Rigger and Signal Person

​Certified Rigger and Signal Person

Prerequisites: High school diploma, GED or Ability to Benefit, proof of 18 yrs. of age and a medical clearance card

​Clock hours: ​40

​Credential to be awarded: ​Certificate of completion, NCCCO Certified Rigger Card.

Class size: ​12





Overview

The Certified Rigger and Signal Person course is a more intensive version of the Qualified Rigger and Signal Person course. In addition to the components offered in the Qualified Rigger and Signal Person course, this course is designed to provide students with training in rigging using fiber line, wire rope and chains. Students will also perform reeving, rigging using slings, and specialized rigging, and will use miscellaneous rigging equipment, material handling power equipment, and be able to load and unload trucks.