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Rigging and Safety Upgrading

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Examples of additional topics include:

• high voltage "limits of approach" and cautions
• care and maintenance of all rigging components
• calculating workload limits, capacities and tensions of different sling applications
• proper set-up of mobile cranes
• rigger and operator responsibilities for lifts

Students will participate in practical activities, including one day working with a mobile crane.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a wallet certificate.


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 1 Year or Less 24 hours
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Wallet Card Certificate

Admission Requirements
Improve or refresh your knowledge of rigging techniques and equipment! Students will be instructed on the safe and practical use of signals, various types of hoisting equipment, slings and other types of pertinent equipment. This course is applicable to construction and industrial sites and activities in many sectors. A strong emphasis is placed on good safety practice, including applicable OHS regulations.

For more information, visit Rigging and Safety Upgrading

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 19, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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