Blended Practical Rigging | Edmonton

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Course Schedules:

Duration: 8 hours

Blended Practical Rigging Training Course Description

This blended practical rigging training is a combination of both online theory and practical lessons. It covers all the important practices and techniques that are necessary for safely slinging and rigging loads. Upon completion of the course, you will have a thorough understanding of how to work with different types of hoisting equipment without putting yourself or others at risk.

The blended practical rigging training program is divided into two parts: the online theory section and the practical assessment. The online theory part can be accessed on any device and completed at any time that suits you best. Most of the theory and understanding portions of the course are delivered via the online portion, while the practical part tests the knowledge. The online portion of this course will take approximately 2.5 - 5.5 hours, while the in-person practical for this course can be completed in less than 8 hours.

Blended Practical Rigging Training has 3 different options based on the operator's needs. Please note, you do not need to buy all three options.

Rigging (Basic) includes 3 modules that cover the practices and techniques for safe slinging and rigging of loads. The material in this training course is designed for rigging personnel who work with all types of hoisting equipment. Rigging (Intermediate) includes 3 modules that cover the practices and techniques for safe slinging and rigging of loads. This course is designed for rigging and supervisory personnel. Rigging and Slinging (Advanced) includes 5 modules covering practices and techniques to safely sling and rig loads according to the CSA (Canadian Standards Association) Z150-98 regulation, which is applicable across Canada. It also adheres to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) standards.

Topics Covered:

  • Equipment Inspection
  • Rigger Skills
  • Site / Risk Assessment
  • Ability to Calculate Load on Hardware
  • General Safety Awareness
  • Hand Signals
  • Use of PPE
  • Sling Selection / Inspection
  • Hardware Selection / Inspection
  • Visual Clearance Checks
  • Site / Risk Management
  • Knowledge of Sling Angle
  • Load Calculation
  • Lifting/Landing Load


The practical evaluation portion of the Blended Practical Rigging training course tests the student’s ability and understanding of the course topics. The participant needs to achieve an 80% score to complete this course successfully. There is a total of 3 attempts provided to each candidate to finish the course with a completion mark. After successful completion, a certificate will be available for the candidate to download and print.

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