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Crews Crane Training International is now a part of the Carlton Group.

Rigging Level 2

(Course # RIGGADV-402)

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Advanced Rigging is the improvement of determining the correct size, type, and weight of rigging equipment that’s required to safely perform lifting operations including the latest applicable OSHA, ANSI/ASME standards, and best industry practices.


This course is conducted at your facility and can be adapted to each customer-designed material handling needs. This course includes both classroom and hands-on training to include a written and practical examination.

This session will concentrate on the field exercise of calculating weight, rigging procedures, and actual lifting with overhead or mobile cranes.

Types of Equipment Covered:

  • Wire Rope, Wire Rope Slings, and Alloy Steel Chain Slings
  • Wire Mesh Slings, Fiber Rope Slings, and Synthetic Web Slings
  • Rigging Attachments
  • Equalizer Beams and Spreader Bars
  • Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices


Class Room Topics Covered:

  • Wire Rope Types, Construction, Inspection and Rejection Criteria
  • Wire Rope Breaking Strength and Allowable Working Loads
  • Load Weight Estimation
  • Center of Gravity Determination and Offset Center of Gravity Determination
  • Sling Selection
  • Sling Capacities, Sling Angles, and Sling Tension
  • D/d Ratio Considerations
  • Sling and Rigging Equipment and Inspection
  • Hitch Selection, Applications, and Pick Points
  • Rollers, Jacks, and Air Lifting Devices
  • Rigging Accidents and Prevention
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Classroom Rigging Problem Solving
  • Rigger Qualifications, Responsibilities, and Conduct


Each Student Will Receive:

  • Advanced Rigging Training Manual
  • Handouts and Related Material

Note: Students will receive a Qualification Wallet Rigging Card & Training Certificate.