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Rigger, Slinger, & Banksman

Train to Work as a Rigger, Slinger, & Banksman

Rigger, Slinger, & Banksman: Available on Demand


his program will provide students with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills of lifting and rigging in an offshore environment. Program contents meets or exceeds the requirements for skills and knowledge as laid out in API Recommended Practice 2D and CAPP.


  • Regulations, standards, associations
  • Risk management
  • Rigging plan
  • Calculating load weight
  • Rigging triangle
  • Load control
  • Sling angles and the center of gravity
  • Rigging equipment (slings, hitches, hardware, hooks)
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Duties & responsibilities of the rigger and banksman
  • Communications (radio and hand signals)
  • Personnel transfer
  • Container pre-use inspection
  • Practical applications of the equipment and principles


The program is a combination of theory and practical training. Students are evaluated by means of a written test and practical evaluation. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate will be issued valid for 4 years.


3 days

Rigger Slinger Banksman

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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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