This course will provide the skills necessary to evaluate loads, select the appropriate slings, hitch and hardware equipment for performing the lifting of loads. Personnel will learn techniques to perform daily inspections, assess rigging safety and properly communicate with other riggers and to ensure overall safety during material handling/lifting processes. Those attending this training will learn crane operating principles, lifting operational safety, load control methods, lifting equipment inspection procedures, communications, and load handling techniques.
Give examples of the result of incorrect use of lifting components and how this can be avoided.
Show knowledge of the regulations regarding marking, documentation, use, maintenance, daily inspection and discard criteria of lifting gear.
Choose correct lifting equipment and show correct methods of use.
Direct crane operations safely using radio & hand signals
Develop and follow a lifting plan and Risk assessment
Lift planning and risk assessment
Slinging various types of load according to size, weight, shape and centre of gravity.
Choosing the correct lifting equipment
Visual check of slings and lifting accessories
Theoretical and practical examinations
Understand compliance with prevailing legislation
Identify proper rigging components
Select correct rigging equipment
Select correct hitch applications
Inspect rigging hardware
Use of Loose Items and use of Hardware
Understanding Basic Rigging principles and understanding Crane Operations
Perform basic rigging and lifting equipment calculations
Fleet Angles and Winch systems
Perform offshore rigging general duties- your responsibilities
Storage of rigging equipment
PRE-REQUISITIES There are no pre-requisites for this course
DURATION 3 Days
MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS 8 Persons
COURSE CODE: API-U QUALIFIED OFFSHORE RIGGER – API RP 2D
Students will receive an API – U certification issued by ATC Offshore upon course completion and passing exams. Theoretical test pass mark is set at 80%.