Lifting OperationsLifting Operations

Rigging and Lifting

Course Overview

3 Days
Price upon request
Dates or group bookings can be catered for upon request.
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Course Prerequisites

Candidates should have basic knowledge of the English Language (reading, writing, speaking skills).

Candidates should be medically fit

PPE is required on the 2nd and 3rd day of the course.


Designed to develop personnel, who will be required to fulfil the role of a Rigger, with the requisite theoretical information and practical experiences in the safe use of lifting appliances and accessories, basic slinging practices and rigging operations.


  • Training and Competence Process
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Predominant Legislation, Regulations, Standards and Guidance (including LOLER)
  • Loads
  • Certification
  • Safe Use of Lifting Appliances and Accessories
  • Storage and Control of Portable Lifting Equipment
  • Rigging and Lifting Operations
  • Trolley and Pulling Operations
  • The Working Environment, Safe Positioning, Barriers and Hands Safe / Hands Free Lifting
  • Communications
  • Lift Categorisation, Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Lift Planning
  • Control of Work and Toolbox Talks
  • Practical Rigging and Lifting Demonstrations and Exercises


The course involves a 1.5 days of theory presentation and 1.5 days of practical demonstrations and exercises. The course consists of 50% theory knowledge and 50%practical exercises.

Each delegate’s ability to retain the course information and to successfully carry out practical exercises will be assessed using questionnaires, verbal and observational assessments.

The candidate must score 80% in the theoretical assessment and be deemed competent to work under supervision.

Successful delegates will be issued with a MMH Academy certificate of training.