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Competent Rigging (Train the Trainer)

By: Safety LMS | Format: In Person | Duration: 1 Day | Certification: 24 Months | Language: English
Last Updated: 01/17/24

What you'll learn

This course will allow qualified individuals to become certified to teach Competent Rigging in-house. A qualified individual has 5+ years of industry experience or equivalent college degree

The company must also meet basic requirements. Once the trainer delivers the course material, the student will take the exam and submit the information back to Safety LMS for auditing. Upon successful completion of the course, Safety LMS will issue an electronic and wallet certificate. This course requires retraining every 2 years.


This course details all aspects for the ASSE/ANSI 10.48-2016 Standard and is designed with a specific emphasis on load calculations and rigging plans for antenna and line and structural modifications crews using a capstan hoist as the primary means of lifting loads with a line pull not exceeding 1,000 lbs. This full-day course is taught in the classroom and is intended for individuals who are experienced riggers, qualified persons or qualified engineers.

During Safety LMS’s Competent Rigging class, students will review skills learned in the “Basic Rigging Principles” course as well as advanced rigging standards outlined in the ASSE/ANSI 10.48-2016 Standard.

Successful students will meet the criteria to create rigging plans as outlined in the standard.

Course topics

  • History of the Regulations & Standards
  • Structural Failures
  • Overview of Rigging Principles
  • Sling Angle Calculations
  • Block Angle Calculations
  • Capstan Hoist Overview
  • Calculating Rigging Loads
  • Different Rigging Plan Scenarios
  • Rigging Plan Development
  • Proper Equipment Selection
  • Exam
Competent Rigging (Train the Trainer)
Topics covered:
  • 8hr Classrom based training
  • ANSI 10.48 compliant
  • Taught by instructors with real world experience
  • Ability to run the class at SLMS or customer's facility
  • Free access to SLMS Facility's for training
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