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Canadian Rigger and Signalperson (Advanced) Online Safety Course

Canadian Rigger and Signalperson (Advanced) Online Safety Course
Price: 99.99
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A CAN Rigger and Signalperson (Advanced) online safety course is an important part of any rigging and signaling activity. This online program is designed to teach workers how to safely operate lifting equipment. You will learn to identify hazards, and adhere to safe work practices.

The course notes many topics such as rigging hardware, load charts, and hand signals. It is also designed to teach employees how to properly inspect and maintain rigging equipment. They will learn to use proper body mechanics. Properly secure cargo and how to use load-bearing slings are incorporated in the program.

To take this course, workers are required have a valid rigging and signaling certification. They must also have at least two years of experience in the rigging and signaling industry to be certified.

To pass the Canadian Rigger and Signalperson Advancedcourse, workers must demonstrate their knowledge of the topics covered . They must also be able to accurately use hand signals and equipment safely. At the end of the course, workers will be required to take a written exam which has a 80% mark.

By taking a CAN Rigger and Signalperson (Advanced) safety course, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to safely operate rigging and signaling equipment. They will be able to identify rigging hazards, safe work practices, and help ensure that the job is completed safely and efficiently at work.

Our Rigger and Signalman training course is OSHA compliant, and our online version fulfills OSHA’s classroom training requirement.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers, They can use it when administering a practical exam as required by OSHA.

  • Introduction
  • Stability
  • Load Charts
  • Sling Types
    • Synthetic Slings
    • Inspecting Slings
    • Wire Rope Slings
    • Chain Slings
  • Hardware
    • Shackles
    • Inspecting Shackles
    • Eye Bolts
  • Lifting Devices
  • Weight
  • Angles and Stresses
  • Crane Operations
    • Center of Gravity
    • Critical Lifts
    • Lifting Personnel
  • Crane Safety
    • PPE
  • Sling Hitches
    • Vertical Hitches
    • Bridle Hitches
    • Choker Hitches
    • Basket Hitches
  • Know Your Worksite
  • Communication of Signals
    • General Hand Signals
    • Crawler Crane Signals
    • Overhead & Tower Crane
  • Conclusion of the program

Course Goals:

  • Understand the importance of properly securing loads.
  • Avoiding common causes of rigging accidents.
  • Recognize the different types of rigging equipment. This includes slings, shackles, eye bolts, hooks and commonly used lifting devices.
  • Learn the strengths and weaknesses of this rigging and slingling equipment and how to inspect it.
  • You will learn how to determine the weight of the load. Learn to calculate the angles and stresses of a pick. Know the different ways to secure a load with sling hitches.
  • Learn the fundamentals of crane operations, This includes how to rig the load based on its center of gravity. You will also learn the requirements for critical lifts, tandem lifts, and lifting personnel.
  • Understand safe crane operating principles. This includes pre-lift planning and inspections. In addition, we cover the limitations of some equipment and safety features.
  • Understand the changing conditions of your worksite and how to incorporate changes.
  • Use voice and hand signals to communicate with the crane operator when they are moving a load.

Estimated Training Length: Because everyone learns and progresses at different speeds, the amount of time you spend taking this training will vary. However, the estimated time for this training is 5.5-6 hours.

Intended Audience:

  • Employees
  • Managers
  • Employers
  • Supervisors


  • This course counts as .6 CEUs.
  • In order to earn CEUs, this course must be completed, and the final exam passed with a score of no less than 80%.


You will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards. This training encompasses the following laws and regulations:

  • CAN/CSA-Z150-11 – Safety Code on Mobile Cranes
  • CAN/CSA-Z150.3-11 – Safety Code on Articulating Boom Cranes
  • CSA-C22.2 No.33-M1984 (R2004) – Safety Code for Material Hoists
  • ISO 16715:2014 – Hand Signals Used with Cranes
  • ASME/ANSI B30.1-29 – Cranes, Slings, Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices ASME/ANSI B30.22 – Articulating
  • Boom Cranes 
  • CSA-B167-08 (R2015) – Overhead Traveling Cranes -design, inspection, testing, maintenance, safe operation
  • ASME B30.2 – Overhead and Gantry Cranes (top running bridge, single/multiple girder, top running trolley hoist)
  • ASME B30.11 – Monorails and Under-hung Cranes
  • ASME B30.16 – Overhead Hoists (Under-Hung)
  • ASME B30.17 – Overhead and Gantry Cranes (top running bridge, simple girder, under-hung hoist)


Course topics:

  • Stability
  • Load Charts
  • Rigging: Equipment
  • Rigging Principles
  • Safe Operations


About 300 minutes


The pass mark for this course is 80% and you will have 2 opportunities to complete the test.


There will be a certificate available to download and print upon completion of this course.




Why Use Us?

  • Short notice registration
  • Typically small classes and more individualized attention
  • Certified instructors with many years experience
  • Creative teaching styles
  • Variety of locations to suit your needs
  • Classroom and elearning options
  • Fun , motivational and effective programs
  • Competitive pricing
  • Lots of scheduling options during the month
  • Group rates may apply
  • Your facility or ours for larger classes
  • Site specific training to suit your industries safety needs

About Us

Our instructors are certified to conduct a variety of courses and have many years experience in facilitating programs.

Over 20 years running seminars in the Alberta area.

Programs are recognized in Canada and many for international applications.

Certificates - Temporary and Permanent certifications awarded.

We meet or exceed Industry Standards.