Description: NOTE: This is a two-week course. The class schedule for the first week are Monday - Thursday 5-9(classroom instruction); Saturday 7-3:30 (hands on Practicum). The class schedule for the second week is Tuesday -Wednesday 5-9(classroom instruction), Thursday 5-9 (written test) and Saturday 7-3:30 (Practical test)
This course will cover basic rigging hardware and rigging practices. Topics to be covered will include wire rope construction, hardware inspection for serviceability, knot tying and splicing, sling configurations and calculations for sling tension. Session will include hands-on rigging practice with a hydraulic crane using hand signals and voice commands with a two-way radio.
A three hour test is required at the completion of this course and requires a passing grade to receive UBC qualification card.