Rigging training will provide you with some of the most important skills you need when you’re controlling heavy lifting machinery. Learning how to rig heavy machinery properly can prevent dangerous accidents to people and thousand of dollars in damaged machinery and lost work time. It is a crucial part of the training you should get when you’re going to be a heavy machines operator, and one of the first things any company will teach you.
A basic rigging course in Australia will allow you to obtain certification and put you on a path to an interesting career. This may help you gain employment because, as industry knows, riggers make things happen! The rigging certification equips you with the skills required to position loads for using a variety of lifting equipment. Common tasks basic riggers complete include erection of steel structures for buildings, installation of construction equipment including crane loading platforms and hoists.
Our course covers basic Australian safety requirements, detailed lifting applications, the installation and use of equipment, and of course, hazard recognition and risk control methods including height safety methods. You get hands on with the equipment and safety systems.
Bear in mind that in Australia you need to hold a Dogging High Risk Licence before you can complete this course. Once you have gained your basic riggers licence you can progress to intermediate rigger, which includes erection of precast tilt slabs, erection of lattice boom cranes and dual crane lifts. Advanced Rigger is the final step in this career path.