STAGE 1 RIGGING AND LIFTING

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Duration 3 Days. 9am – 5pm
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Location: Liverpool
Who Is The Course Suitable For:
This is an entry level rigging course designed to suit the requirements of learners who have limited or no knowledge of Rigging, Lifting and Slinging Techniques.

What is covered in the course?
• Risk assessment, planning and control of lifting operations
• Ensure the area is suitable for lifting activities
• Lifting equipment pre and post use inspection, including certification
• Safe and correct use of different types of lifting equipment
• Selection of the appropriate lifting accessories for different types of loads
• Lifting accessories and their applications
• Sling various loads including balanced, unbalance and loose
• Weight identification, different ways to calculate the loads weight
• Disconnection of lifting accessories from the load
• Environmental factors that could influence lifting operations
• Correct procedure for the storage of lifting equipment
• Rigging principles and terminology
• Relevant legislation and ACOPs
• Safe systems of work
• Awareness of manual handling

Entry requirements:
You must provide valid photographic ID such as a Passport or Driving Licence. The course is run in English and as such you must have an appropriate level of fluency in order to participate. Course material is provided.
What assessments are there?
Learners will undertake a post course multiple choice question paper followed by a series of practical assessments.