Qualified Rigger/Hoist/Signaler Certification


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Course Duration: 1 Day/8 Hours
Certification Valid For: 2 Years

CITCA Rigger Training conforms to ANSI A10.48 standards following job duties. A Qualified Rigger can perform simple, repetitive rigging tasks when the load weight,
center of gravity, the rigging, and rigging configuration are provided or known by the rigger through experience or on-the-job training prior to the rigging activities. Rigger can select rigging components and procedures based on rigging capacity.

Riggers will be able to demonstrate or have knowledge of how to:

·         Inspect rigging before use.

·         Identify and attach rigging with basic knowledge of hitch configurations, capacities, and basic knots.

·         Recognize associated hazards.

·         Signal operations

·         Use various types of rigging equipment and basic hitches and their applications.


Rigger can perform the following rigging tasks unsupervised.

·         Estimate load weight and center of gravity.

·         Identify lift points.

·         Determine and select rigging based on loading.

·         Perform pre-use inspection of rigging and lift points.

·         Identify and attach rigging with knowledge of hitch configurations and load angle factors, rigging capacities, and load integrity.

·         Understand load dynamics and associated hazards.


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*This course is discounted for NATE members.