Rigging & Load Handling Equipment Engineering & Applications (RE-130)

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Rigging & Load Handling  Equipment Engineering & Applications
Online & On-Demand | 48 hours

Course Overview

This Course may be taken by students wishing to complete the entire Program, or as a standalone course.  This course is available online and on demand. 

This course has been audited and approved by ASME for Continuing Education Units through IACET and has been accredited by LEEA.

Course Length

This Course is available for 12 weeks in duration and follows the following weekly framework:

  • Reading Assignments
  • Instructor Lecture Videos
  • Knowledge Checks
  • Final Exam

The student should expect to spend between 7 to 10 hours per week on the Course Curriculum.

Course Material

Students will receive the following course material:

  • Rigging Engineering Basics by J. Keith Anderson
  • Wire Rope User's Manual
  • Wire Rope Sling User's Manual
  • Crosby Catalog
  • Heavy Lift Workbook and Reference Card
  • ITI Master Rigger Workbook
  • Rigging Gear Inspection Reference Card
  • Journeyman Rigger's Reference Card
  • Master Rigger's Reference Card
  • ASME B30.9
  • ASME B30.20
  • ASME B30.26
  • ASME BTH-1
Shipping is charged for these materials, but will be reimbursed to shipments made in the United States and Canada.

Course Outline

Module 1: Slings and Shackles

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Wire Rope Fundamentals
  • Wire Rope Slings
  • Chain Slings
  • Synthetic Web Slings
  • Synthetic Roundslings
  • Synthetic Rope Slings
  • Shackles & Hardware

Module 2: Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Structural Design Factors
  • Lifting Beams & Spreader Bars
  • Lifting Lug Design

Module 3: Lifting Equipment

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Hand & Lever Chain Hoists
  • Manual & Air Tuggers

Module 4: Rigging Applications

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Rigging Selection, Hitch Types & Capacities
  • Center of Gravity & Calculations
  • Load Distribution
  • Sling Tension
  • Load Control
  • Chain Hoists & Load Drifting
  • Levers, Jacking & Rolling
  • Reeving
  • Winches & Blocks
  • Off-Level Pick Points
  • Load Turning

Module 5: Rigging Arrangements & Techniques

  • Stability & Equilibrium
  • Tandem Lifting
  • Upending & Inverting Loads
  • Vessel Upending Techniques
  • Load Sharing & Equalizing Arrangements
  • Suspension of Loads from Horizontal Lines


          Type: E-Learning

          Vendor: ITI Bookstore



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