Master Rigger
Master Rigger

Master Rigger

Qualified Rigger/Signalperson is a prerequisite before attending the Master Rigger training program. (Classes are scheduled on consecutive days so you can attend both in the same week.)

The Master Rigger course is for experienced riggers who have the math skills and want to pursue further credentials.

Students who qualify can earn a CIA Qualification or the program can prepare students for becoming CIC certified as a Master Rigger.

1 day | $395
FREE CIA Master Rigger Qualification


  • Load Blocks
  • Snatch Blocks
  • Come-Alongs
  • Chain Hoists


  • Inspecting and using load blocks, snatch blocks, come-alongs and chain hoists
  • Using load blocks to move loads vertically, horizontally and up inclines
  • Calculating and determining load weights
  • Calculating sling loading
  • Drifting and turning loads
  • Multi-crane lifts

Requirements for Master Rigger Qualification

  • Complete the Crane Institute of America Qualified Rigger/Signalperson training program
  • Complete the Crane Institute of America Master Rigger training program
  • Possess physical ability to perform tasks required of a Master Rigger
  • Document at least three years advanced rigging experience
  • Pass Rigger/Signalperson and Master Rigger written examinations

You will receive

  • Rigging Handbook
  • Master Rigger Workbook
  • Rigging Safety Reference Card
  • Mobile Crane, Overhead Crane, and Tower Crane Hand Signal Cards
  • Rigger’s Capacity Card
  • Safety Decals
  • Certificate of Training
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