This course is intended to introduce the concepts of rigging, awareness and safety at height and when lifting, rigging equipment and basic lifting techniques for personnel new to the role.

This course provides the information and skills for learners to understand the use of lifting equipment and how it is applied in a practical setting.




Includes: use of equipment during training. Price includes VAT.

  • Assessment Method: Written and practical
  • Course Duration: 3 Days
  • Candidate Ratio: 1:6
  • Revalidation Period: Certification valid for 3 years
  • Certification: Paper/PDF copy of Certificate & Photo ID Card

Theoretical content

  • Law, legislation, roles and responsibilities
  • Equipment standards
  • Safe systems of work and permits to work.
  • Method statements and risk assessments
  • Safety on stage and at height
  • Types of equipment inspection
  • Tagging, marking and storage of lifting equipment

Practical content

  • An introduction to lifting accessories commonly found in the industry.
  • How to perform a pre use check on the lifting equipment
  • How to apply the equipment in a practical scenario
  • How to sling around beams and attach to a variety of lifting points
  • Learn about types of truss and how to perform a pre-use inspection.
  • How to build truss
  • How to sling and lift different types of truss
  • Learn how to suspend a load using a variety of lifting equipment.


Candidates need to be physically fit and free from any disability or medical condition that may prevent them from working safely. Minimum age is 18. A self-certified statement of reasonable fitness will be requested prior to attendance and candidate should not suffer from claustrophobia.