Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
Rigging I (M294)
40 hours (1 week).
October 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply safety standards and regulations for rigging; inspect wire rope chains and slings; calculate working load limit for various cables used in rigging lifting procedures; inspect rigging equipment; use a capacity chart to identify load conditions; and direct crane movement for rigging operations using appropriate hand or voice signals.
Major topics include: rigging safety precautions and regulations, wire rope chains and slings, working load limit, rigging lifting procedures, rigging equipment, load conditions, hand and voice signals, and direct crane movement. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16).