HRETDs basic rigging training course details
 
Basic rigging techniques
SAQA unit standard: 253582, 244407, 253590
Field: Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology (all three standards)
NQF level:  02 (8 credits), 03 (7 credits), 03 (4 credits) respectively
.
Maximum learners per group: Ten learners
.
Novice training duration: Three days
.
Re-certification training duration: One day
.
.
.
HRETDs basic rigging training course details
 IN DOWNLOADS 
Training programme information summary
Click to download
Basic rigging techniques
course outline
                                                                                                                                                             
             
Summary of course content .
Accreditation .
SAQA ID .
Entry requirments .
GlossaryLinksPrivacy policyContact us
Quality in-service training solutions for mining and industry in the SACD region
HRETD offers training in the SADC regions and beyond
PO Box 4252, The Reeds, Centurion 0158
Tel: +27(0)12 661 6721 Cell: +27(0)78 389 5248
Email: info@hretd.co.za
Into the future with human resources development and motivation
Training requirments
Advanced driving
Crane operations
Lift trucks
Lifting operations
Basic rigging
Banksman
Lifting equipment inspection
Safe lifting practise
Earth moving plant
Construction plant
Scaffolding
Construction site safety
Health and safety
Workshop & powertools
Landscaping tools
DAN'T BE LEFT HANGING FOR ANSWERS!
HRETD lifting operations dictionary

Download a free copy of HRETD's Lifting Operations Dictionary.
Download
Included in this mutimedia training programme The objective of the basic rigging course is to provide learners with the skills and knowledge necessary for the identification of defects associated with lifting tackle. Learners found competent at the end of the course will be able to perform basic rigging operations in conjunction with lifting equipment and in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Entry requirments

Basic Maths and English literacy (Minimum Grade 7)

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of basic rigging training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.


Materials handling and lifting operations training

Each learner will recieve

Basic rigging operations training

Safe lifting practices


Course content

Structure of steel wire ropes

We describe steel wire ropes, ordinary right-hand lay ropes, the core, strands and construction of a rope.

Identifying types of slings

We outline mechanical splicing methods, the Afgrip aluminum ferrule mechanical splice, the super loop steel ferrule mechanical splice, hazards to look for when using Afgrip ferrule slings, identification of slings, inspection of wire rope slings and the OHS Act 85 (1993) extract.

Strength reduction of wire rope slings at different angles

We look at how to work out the SWL of a rope, strength reduction tables, principle of sling angles and an easy way to see if the sling angle is right.

Slinging methods

We discuss how to work out the SWL of a rope, strength reduction tables and the dos and don'ts on wire rope slings.

Webbing slings

We take learners through different slinging methods, sling load chart, self assessment, webbing slings, inspection on webbing slings, use of webbing slings, soft round slings and inspections.

Chain slings

We outline types of chain slings, using chain slings correctly, sling inspection, (WLL)/(SWL), using chain blocks, chain block construction, daily inspections, loads, inspection of chain slings, correct sling application and storage of chain slings.

Important safety information concerning hooks

Shackles and eyebolts

We describe the use of bow shackles, use of “D” shackles, right and wrong of shackles, shackle inspection and safe use of shackles. We talk about the safe use of eyebolts, collared metric eyebolt, collared metric eyebolts – safe mass load chart, self assessment, rights and wrongs on eyebolts.

Lifting clamps

Rigging procedures and precautions

We take learners through eccentric loading with multiple legged slings, correct slinging methods, choker method with wire rope slings on square loads, safe and unsafe choker methods, hand signals for overhead, truck mounted, and mobile crawler crane operations only as well as hand signals for mobile crane operations.

Handling a load and site inspection

We do a site inspection, mobile crane load chart on outriggers – 360°, rigging plan survey, rigging/lifting plan survey, rigging/lifting plan survey 2, Safe Working Load chart on steel wire rope 6 x 36 (14/7 + 7/7/1) f, routine mechanical handling risk assessment, asymmetrical load sling calculations and Beaufort wind scale for use on land (1 to 9).

Assessment methods

We conduct a formative theoretical assessment at the beginning of the course to gauge the learner’s initial understanding (novices only). At the end of the training, a summative theoretical, as well as a practical application assessment is conducted, and the learner is found competent, and if not, additional developmental areas are identified and suggested.

Contact us
  Would you like to schedule training or
receive a quotation? Do you have a
question, comment or suggestion?
Email us at info@hretd.co.za or contact
us using the contact form below.

Name and surname

Company name

Contact number

Email address

Subject

Your message

 



Training programme accreditation

This training programme is registered and accredited by the Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) unit standard number 262747 and Department of Labour requirments, and the Namibian Training Autority.

HRETD certification policy

This training programme is registered and accredited by the Construction Education and Training Authority (CETA) in accordance with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) unit standard number 262747 and Department of Labour requirments, and the Namibian Training Autority.

HRETD offers training programmes, from short skills courses to train the trainer courses. We specialise in legal compliance training that is accredited with the TETA and CETA when it comes to technical training, operator training, in service training and onsite training. Our assessors and facilitator trainers responsible for assessment, recertification and certification offer effective training that is Cost effective, competitively priced and affordable in the SADC region including Namibia. We also offer course development. For the transport and logistics industry we offer driver training, advanced driver training and Dangerous goods by road training, as well as diesel locomotive shunting and Fuel bowser training. Rigid heavy vehicle, tip truck, vehicle combination and Water cart training are also offered. When it comes to crane operations training, the lifting machines we specialise in are Heavy cranes and Mobile cranes, as well as Mobilifts, Cabin Overhead cranes, Pendant Overhead cranes and Single girder hoists. We also do Telescopic materials handler, sometimes called Telehandlers and Truck mounted cranes, sometimes called HIAB and Tower cranes. We train on a variety of lift trucks and forklift including counterbalanced lift truck, Advanced defined purpose lift trucks, defined purpose lift trucks and Side loader lift trucks. We also do rough terrain lift trucks, Reach trucks and Pedestrian stackers. Besides these, we also train on order pickers, Side loaders, Very narrow aisle lift trucks and Rail mounted stackers. We give a variety of lifting equipment and lifting operations training including Basic rigging, Banksman and Lifting equipment inspection. We also offer Safe lifting practise training. When it comes to earthmoving plant, we do articulated dump trucks, Concrete dumpers, Excavators and Face shovels. Also offered is Front end loaders, Graders and Rigid dump trucks. We specialise in training for Scrapers, Skid steer loaders and TLBs. Other earthmoving training includes Track type dozers, Tractors and Wheeled dozers (bulldozers). Tractor loader backhoe and dumpers are also offered. Our construction plant training courses includes Asphalt pavers, MEWP (also called cherry picker or mobile elevating works platform), rock breaker and jackhammer, rollers (road rollers) and Tyre handler attachments. When it comes to scaffolding training, we give scaffolding erecting and scaffold inspection – basically scaffolding safety which complies with SANS 10085 – 2004. Our health and safety training includes Construction Regulations 2014 overview or in depth, Construction site flagman and Excavation safety inspection. We also do Ladder inspection, Site safety awareness and Working at heights (also referred to as heights safety or fall arrest as well as Accident/incident investigation and Confined space entry. We offer accredited Fire fighting level 1 and Fire fighting level 2, as well as accredited First aid level 1 and First aid level 2 training. Other safety training we offer is General housekeeping, Handling HAZMAT and Health and safety rep (also called SHE rep and SHEQ), permissions training such as Hot work permissions, Lockout and isolation (also called Lockout Tagout training) We cover the OHS in depth and we have an overview course. We provide Stacking and storing and Stacking and storing HAZMAT (Hazardous materials) training. We train in powertools safety (correctly written power tools) such as Angle grinders, Boilermaking techniques (and welding and arc cutting), Cut-off saws and general Workshop safety including hand tools. When it comes to landscaping (both horticulture and agricultural), we offer Brush cutters, Chainsaws and Lawnmower training.
Other semantic similarities to this page:
rigging courses training
rigger training requirements
rigging courses degree
rigging courses entry level
rigging courses in witbank
basic rigging questions and answers
basic rigging and slinging
basic rigging course price
rigging courses in witbank
basic rigging salary
rigger ropesman training