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Course Details


Dubai, UAE
From Date: 18-Sep-2023   
To Date: 22-Sep-2023
5 Days

Ref No:      HS018
Title:          Rigging & Slinging  
Start Date: 18 September 2023  End Date: 22 September 2023 
Venue:       Dubai, UAE
Fee:           $5,250

In any of the 5 star hotels. The exact venue will be informed once finalized.

The course provides a blend of theoretical instruction and practical exercises in rigging, slinging and lifting operations. The successful trainee shall gain an understanding of the related legislation and procedures involved for safely conducting rigging, slinging and lifting operations.


During the course participants will learn to a basic level of competence safe rigging and slinging various types of loads and safe working practices when working with wire ropes, slings and lifting appliances and routine inspection and maintenance of lifting appliances.


All workers


Basic Rigging and Slinging

  • Rigging legislation and standards
  • Rigger responsibility
  • Safe systems of work, risk assessment of rigging activities
  • Rigging principles and terminology
  • Types of rigging equipment
  • Wire ropes
  • Chain block
  • Fabric slings
  • Shackles and eyebolts
  • Beam clamps and trolleys
  • Pre and post use inspection of rigging equipment

Safe Use Rigging and Slinging

  • Safe and correct use of equipment
  • Certification of lifting equipment
  • Equipment marking and selection
  • Load weight estimation and center of gravity
  • Sling angles
  • Sling stress
  • Load placement
  • dynamic factors
  • Disconnection of lifting equipment
  • Hand signals and use of portable radios
  • Awareness of crane operating principles
  • Awareness of conflicting activities
  • Environmental factors

Practical Exercises

  • Inspection of loads and planning of lifts
  • Risk assessment for lifting operations
  • Selection of lifting equipment
  • Attaching of lifting equipment
  • Moving loads using specific lifting techniques including:
    • Cross hauling / transferring loads
    • Lifting equipment change during lift
    • Offset and centre of balance

Pre & Post Tests will be conducted
Case Studies, Group Exercises, Group Discussions, Last Day Review & Assessments will be carried out.


Define Management Consultancy & Training Certificate of course completion will be issued to all attendees.


A highly interactive combination of lectures and discussion sessions will be managed to maximize the amount and quality of information and knowledge transfer. The sessions will start by raising the most relevant questions, and motivate everybody find the right answers. The delegates will also be encouraged to raise their own questions and to share in the development of the right answers using their own analysis and experiences. Tests of multiple-choice type will be made available on daily basis to examine the effectiveness of delivering the course. Booklet, Power-Point presentations, Handouts, Videos, User group discussions and practices on case study

  • 30% Lectures
  • 30% Workshops and work presentation
  • 20% Group Work& Practical Exercises
  • 20% Videos& General Discussions
5,250 US$ per participant for Public Training includes Materials/Handouts, tea/coffee breaks, refreshments & Buffet Lunch

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