Basic Rigging Course Perth (RB)

Rigging Certificates are done in three levels; Basic, intermediate & advanced.

A Dogging Certification is a requirement for the Basic Rigging Certificate. Each certificate is a requirement for the next level.

Below you can find out more information about The Basic Rigging Training.

About Basic Rigging Course in Perth

The completion of the basic rigging unit allows you to perform work related to the movement of plants and machinery, steel erections, hoists (including mast climbing hoists), pre-cast concrete (also known as tilt panels), safety nets and static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters, and cantilevered platforms for loading of cranes.

Dogging is defined for licensing purposes, as the application of slinging techniques, including the selection and/or inspection of lift gear and/or the steering of the crane operator when the load is in and out of direct view.

Basic Rigging Course Learning Outcomes

  • Compliance with OHS licensing legislation.
  • Risk assessment and management procedure at a basic scaffolder level.
  • Scaffold to be of a minimum height of at least 5.0 metres above the supporting surface with full edge protection (includes safety screen) for each work platform including toe boards and handrails.
  • Pre and post-operational checks of basic scaffolding.
  • Communication and working safely with others in the work area.
  • Planning, erection and dismantling of a scaffolding system, in accordance with procedures
  • Fibre rope bends and hitches.
  • Completion of handover certificate as required.

What You Will Learn in a Basic Riggers Ticket Course

  • How to prep for work, recognise and monitor risks.
  • How to pick and inspect suitable equipment for rigging.
  • How to safely use hoists, safety nets, crane loading platforms, safety screen, working from heights and basic level rigging.  
  • Modular Scaffold with return and ladder access and platform brackets (hop-up brackets)
  • Mobile Scaffold
  • Gin wheel
  • Safety screen
  • How to set up a job, inspect the suitability of the ground and evaluate all forces and loads associated with the erection and dismantling of structures.
  • How to work safely in the construction industry.
  • How to set up and dismantle systems and plants in compliance with appropriate job requirement specifications.
  • Bracket Scaffold
  • Cantilever Hoist
  • Safety net and static line

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Potential Assessment Conditions

  • There are 3 sections to this assessment: written, calculations and practical demonstration of skills.
  • It is a closed booked assessment and you cannot use any notes, learning materials or your phone.
  • There are 4 calculation questions of which all 4 must be answered correctly to be deemed competent for this section.
  • This course is assessed using the National Assessment Instrument.
  • There are 76 theory questions of which 61 are critical questions and must be answered correctly, and from the remaining 15 non-critical questions 11 must be answered correctly to be deemed competent for the theory section.
  • The theory and calculation sections must be deemed competent before undertaking the practical skills assessment.

Typical Course Entry Requirements

  • You do not need prior experience of scaffolding operations.
  • You must be able to read, write and communicate in the English Language to a level that would ensure safe operation in an Australian workplace.
  •  You must be free of any physical or medical condition that may affect the safe undertaking of Basic Scaffolding work.
  • You need to be at least 18 years to undertake this course due to WorkSafe WA Licencing Requirements.

ID Verification You May Need

Primary ID

  • Australian Driver's Licence
  • Passport Passport
  • High Risk Licence for Work
  • Certificate of Birth

Secondary ID

  • Card for Medicare
  • Credit card or debit card
  • Ticket for skippers

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between basic and intermediate rigging?

The concepts of basic and intermediate rigging as described by WorkSafe Australia are: basic rigging involves the erection of winches and hoists and covers the erection of steel; intermediate rigging requires all basic rigging skills with the addition of demolition rigging, rigging of cranes and tilting of panels as well as the ability to control several crane lifts.

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