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Fundamentals of Rigging with Practical

Learn the Fundamentals of Rigging with Practical

Fundamentals of Rigging with Practical: Available on Demand


This program will provide participants with the fundamental knowledge to perform lifting operations safely.

This Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) accredited program meets and exceeds the local regulations and industry standards.


  • Legislation, regulations, and standards
  • Risk management
  • Rigging plan
  • Calculating load weight
  • Rigging triangle
  • Sling angles and sling tension
  • Rigging equipment (slings, hitches, hardware, hooks)
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Tag lines
  • Communications (radio, hand signals)
  • Practical application of the equipment and principles


The program is a combination of theory and practical training. Participants are evaluated by means of a written test and practical evaluation. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate will be issued.


Certification validity

Training is valid for three (3) years.


2 days


Training is delivered at Hercules Training Academy in Dartmouth, NS. However, we can also deliver the training at your site.

• CSA approved safety footwear, CSA approved safety glasses, CSA approved hard hat.

NOTE: customers are to provide mobile crane, boom truck, etc for the practical training when the training is delivered on-site; participants are to be prepared for work outdoors

Fundamentals of Rigging

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Meet Our Trainers

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Kevin Giles
Kevin Giles

General Manager of Training and Safety

Steve Hache

Steve Hache

Operations Manager, Training Specialist

Glody Catuambi

Glody Catuambi

Training Specialist (Quebec)

Paul Amirault

Paul Amirault

Contract Trainer (New Brunswick)

Elizabeth LeClair

Elizabeth LeClair

Safety Training Facilitator NCSO, COHS

Omar Kotti

Omar Kotti

Training Specialist, HSE professional

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