To provide trainees with the theoretical knowledge required to pass the lifting and rigging practice in order to obtain a Certificate of Competency.


  1. The different measures used to prevent wire rope failure; Standard rope classification, Grade of wire, Measurement of rope and sheave groove and drums.
  2. Routine inspection and maintenance of wire ropes and lifting gear; Recommended practice to develop operating, maintenance and inspection practices for use of lifting gears, lubrication and maintenance of wire rope and lifting gear, wire rope inspection, replacement and testing.
  3. Slinging techniques for various shapes and loads, the uses of fibre ropes various application of knots, an understanding of S.W.L. and its safe usage;
    • Knots, Bends and Hitches (Reef knot, clove hitch, single bowline, rolling hitch, sheet bend, round turn and two half hitches, timber hitch & half hitch, mousing, whipping a rope, and splicing).
    • Slinging of Loads, i.e.: Reeved Slings: basket hitch, choke hitch, basket hitch, choke hitch, and SWL calculations.
    • Sling Angle, i.e.: Reeve factor, angle factor and number of slings/ number of sling legs. 
  4. The application of standard hand signals; To demonstrate motion needs, hand signal, whistle bell or buzzer signals.
  5. Risk Assessment and Job Safety Analysis.
  • Describes hazard identification techniques; workplace hazards/ exposures associated with loading, unloading, mooring, un-mooring, towing, anchor handling, personal transfer, maintenance, and other activities on the deck.
  • Understands the Qualitative Risk Analysis (QRA) Matrix based various international references and Exercise on the judgment Probability and Consequence of certain tasks or activities for obtaining a Risk Level.
  • Describes the typical risk control/ suitable precaution to minimize these risks; to Terminate, Treat, Transfer, Tolerate, and other controls; Elimination, Substitution, Separation, Engineering, Administration, PPE. Risk Assessment/ JSA review and discussion with involved personnel on the deck


Trainees must have sufficient experience to be able to demonstrate competency and familiarity with rigging operations and risk assessment as well passed from the written examination.


This course is conducted in the classroom (theoretical and equipment demonstration)


There are no pre-requisites for this course.


Upon successful completion of the course, each participant will receive an INTERSAFE PRIMA NUSA wallet sized ID card and wall sized course completion certificate.

Certificate Validity is 3 (three) Years - Online Certificate, Please visit our website


Duration : 2 (Two) days

Time       : 09.00-finished


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