Rigger & Signalperson
Rigger & Signalperson

Rigger & Signalperson

An excellent journeyman-level training program designed to ensure that rigging personnel meet OSHA’s definition of a “qualified rigger”.

A qualified rigger is a person that possesses a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing; or has extensive knowledge, training and experience, and can successfully demonstrate the ability to solve problems related to rigging loads. Must have the ability to properly rig the load for a particular job.

2 days | $695
FREE CIA Rigger/Signalperson Qualification


  • Wire Rope
  • Slings
  • Rigging Hardware
  • Chain Hoists
  • Lever Hoists


  • Safe use of wire rope, slings, rigging hardware and chain & lever hoists
  • OSHA & ASME standards
  • Pre-use inspection of wire rope, slings, rigging hardware and chain & lever hoists
  • Proper use of taglines
  • Rigging practices & procedures
  • Knots used in rigging
  • Hoisting personnel
  • Hand & voice signals
  • Basics of crane operation and limitations

Requirements for Rigger/Signalperson Qualification

  • Complete the Crane Institute of America Qualified Rigger/Signalperson training program
  • Possess the physical ability to safely perform rigging tasks
  • Have a minimum of two years rigging experience (A trainee qualification is available for personnel who do not meet experience requirement)
  • Pass a written examination
  • Pass a practical examination on signaling


You will receive

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



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