Rigger (Crane Helper)

Rigger (Crane Helper)
Rigger collects gear to lift and move hardware or material in assembling plant, shipyard, or on development venture: Selects links, ropes, pulleys, winches, pieces, and bundles, as per weight and size of burden to be moved.

General Information
Course Industry:
Rigger (Crane Helper)
Course duration:
240 credit hours (45 days)
Riaz Ahmed Malik
Middle or Matriculate
Course availability:
Available at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi campuses
Course Fee:
7,000 PKR ($140)

Desire Learning Objective

This course will help you to:

•           Identify and control perils connected with the utilization of cranes and other  

               burden moving gear and guarantee measures to wipe out or control these risks

               are arranged.

•           List vital site data with particular reference to crane lifting and working span

               range and as per site strategies.

•           Identify potential site perils

•           Identify satisfactory site get to and departure

•           Identify Co-appointment prerequisites with other site faculty.

•           Check suitable grants for work

•           Develop a strategy and grouping for the occupation.

•           Determine proper mass and measurements of a heap.

•           Identify proper burden moving gear.

•           Inspect and arrange lifting gear as indicated by condition.

•           Select and collect arrangements of lifting apparatus to Relevant Standards and

               Codes of Practice as fitting.

•           Calculate suitable safe working burdens to Appropriate International Standards.

•           Sling and move loads.

•           Remove rigging and tidy up work region.

•           Clean, review and store gear. 

Instructional Techniques

We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following way:

Ethics, discipline, motivation, health and safety training:   Half an hour daily           (10%) 

Theoretical knowledge:                                                                       One (01) hour daily             (25%)

Hands on Training:                                                                                     Six (06) hour daily            (65%)




  •          Health and Safety legislation
  •           "Duty of Care" (Employee)
  •           objectives of course

Slinging & safe working loads

  •          Load factors
  •          Methods of slinging
  •          Slinging and load handling
  •          Calculating the Working Load Limit of slings
  •          Rigging Plan

Load weight

  •          various materials Mass
  •          Areas & volumes
  •           weight of load calculation


  •          Safe stacking & storage strategies for different materials

Crane safety

  •          Safe working practices
  •          Moving Crane & Set Up Plan
  •          Hazards inc Ground Support & Boom Deflection
  •         hand and radio & other signals

Slings, Flexible steel wire rope

  •          Construction
  •          Inspection & discard
  •           maintenance & safe use
  •          Storage

Chain (grade 80 and 100)

  •          Construction
  •          Inspection &  discard
  •         maintenance & safe use
  •          Storage

Flat webbing & round synthetic slings

  •          Construction
  •          Inspection
  •          maintenance & safe use
  •          Storage

Fibre/Synthetic rope

  •          synthetic ropes types and uses
  •          Tie Bowline, Clove Hitch & half hitch
  •          maintenance & inspection

Lifting Accessories

  •          Safe use and Inspection of Lifting Clamps both Vertical and Screw Type, lever                       hoists, Hooks, Master Shackles, Swivels , Eyebolts ,Rope Grips ,Chain                                           Falls, Clamps’and Links exercise
  •          Perform Load assessment
  •          Selection & inspection of lifting equipment
  •          Moving loads in and out of the line of sight of operator
  •          Slinging of load         
  •          Correct crane signals