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~ Course Overview

This three - four day nationally recognised training course will provide the theoretical and practical  knowledge required which includes all the outcomes for rigging work at the basic level, including rigging work associated with movement of plant and equipment, steel erections, hoists (including mast climbing hoists), placement of pre-cast concrete, safety nets, static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters; and cantilever crane loading platforms for licencing purposes.

Successful completion of the training will also allow the participant to apply for an Basic Rigging high-risk work license, (class RB) from WorkSafe Western Australia (note that there is an additional cost payable directly to WorkSafe WA).

~ Recommended For

This Basic Rigging course is recommended for any person who has the requirement or possible requirement to erect engineered structures, or similar as part of their day-to-day activities. as part of their day-to-day activities

~ Pre-requisites

The participant must have either successfully completed CPCCLDG3001A Licence to Perform Dogging or hold a valid high-risk licence for dogging, be 18 years of age, and have a sound knowledge of the English language and basic mathematical concepts. The participant must also be physically fit.

~ Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this training, the participant will be able to:

  • Calculate Safe Working Load (SWL) and Working Load Limit (WLL)
  • Erect and dismantle, level, plumb and stabilise associated plant and structures
  • Work safely at heights including the correct application of safety equipment.
  • Accurately interpret basic structural charts and structural plans (site information)
  • Apply methods for making temporary connections of ropes using fibre and synthetic types
  • Apply methods of splicing and whipping fibre and synthetic ropes
  • Apply the correct application and use of all rigging and associated equipment
  • Complete a risk assessment and implement hazard control strategies
  • Communicate at a level sufficient to site / workplace requirements. This includes the relevant communication methods and equipment.
  • Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response.

~ Assessment

Theoretical assessment for this unit comprises a closed book and unassisted written knowledge assessment . The assessment will further include questions on mathematical calculations and there will also be a practical assessment of competency consisting of various rigging related tasks. Your assessor will be a qualified WorkSafe WA assessor.

~ Training Staff

All training personnel have many years experience in the construction and mining industry, as well as holding the relevant certification for training and assessing and are committed to providing participants with the best possible training services. Your assessor for this training will also be an accredited WorkSafe WA Assessor, ensuring that you meet the requirement laid down by WorkSafe WA to receive your licence for this high-risk work.

~ Location

Training can be conducted on-site Australia wide or at our training centre located at 12 Sparks Road, Henderson, Perth, WA. Training may also be conducted internationally. 

~ Alternative Learning Methods

The preferred method of delivery of this course is intensive, classroom and practical based learning, however alternative methods of delivery are available for this unit. The participant, after enrolling with Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd for this course, may undertake workplace (on-the job) training for this course under the supervision and instruction of a licensed rigger. With workplace training, assessment will still be required by a Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd WorkSafe Assessor to ensure the participant meets the competency standards required for licensing. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also offered for this unit, and on proof of evidence the course time may be reduced to asssessment time only (1-2 days). Contact our office for more details.

~ Inclusions

All learning materials (including a comprehensive learner guide), consumables & equipment. Tea, coffee and chilled/filtered water are also provided on public courses.

~ Aims

Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd, as a Registered Training Organisation, strive to maintain the highest professional standards in the delivery of its competency based and accredited training.

~ Required Resources

  • Hardened-toe Safety Work Boots (MUST be supplied and worn by the participant)
  • Hard Hat
  • High-visibility Clothing
  • Appropriate "Rigging" Gloves
  • Safety Glasses
  • Stationary
  • 100 points of Identification
  • Current WorkSafe Licence (if previously obtained).

NOTE: Access to the components as listed in the course overview will be required if training is to be conducted on-site.

~ Course Frequency

Basic Rigging is held frequently as the second part of a cycle which begins with Dogging, and continues with Basic Rigging, then Intermediate Rigging and finally Advanced Rigging. All courses may be sat individually, providing the participant meets the prerequisites of the course. Contact our office for the scheduled dates for our next regular Basic Rigging class.

~ Registration

Phone Coastal Enterprises (WA) Pty Ltd on:

Phone: (+61) 08 9437-6688           Fax: (+61) 08 9437-6060 

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