Intermediate Rigging Course Perth

Rigging work requires the use of mechanical load shifting equipment and associated gear to lift, position or secure a load. This includes the plant, equipment or structure members, in order to ensure the stability of those members.

About Intermediate Rigging Course in Perth

You need an Intermediate rigging RI High Risk Job License to conduct intermediate rigging tasks. To qualify for an intermediate rigging license, you must possess or have previously passed a dogging license and a basic rigging license.

The scope of work for intermediate rigging includes rigging work in the basic rigging class, demolition of structures or plant, dual lifts, the rigging of cranes, tilt slabs, conveyors, dredges and excavators and all hoist work.

Intermediate Rigging Course Learning Outcomes

  • Compliance with OHS licensing legislation.
  • Risk assessment and management procedure.
  • Erecting a non-guyed tower (e.g. light tower). 
  • Lifting and installing a series of tilt-up panels, or lifting and installing a series of scenery panels (i.e. entertainment industry).
  • Demolishing a concrete encased structural steel column and beam.
  • Communication and working safely with others in the work area.
  • Adding and removing a tower crane section.
  • Perform a multiple crane lift, or a multiple winch lift, or a combination of a crane and winch lift.
  • Demolish/remove a series of tilt-up panel structures, or demolish/remove a series of scenery panel structures.

What You Will Learn in the Intermediate Rigging Courses

  • You need to have successfully completed your basic rigging ticket and have experience of rigging operations.
  • You must be free of any physical or medical condition that may affect the safe undertaking of Intermediate Rigging work.
  • 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 need to be at least 18 years to undertake this course due to WorkSafe WA Licence Requirements.

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Typical 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 6 calculation questions of which all 6 must be answered correctly to be deemed competent for this section.
  • This course is assessed using the National Assessment Instrument.
  • The theory and calculation sections must be deemed competent before undertaking the practical skills assessment.

ID Verification That May Be Required

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
  • Skippers licence

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the intermediate rigging course cover?

Participants who complete the Intermediate Rigging course shall acquire the skills required to prepare the rigging work safely, including the inspection and selection of equipment to be used, the establishment of work and the construction and dismantling of plants and structures, the demolition of plants and structures, hoists including self climbing and jibs, dual lifts and tilting slabs, and the installation of cranes, conveyors.

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.

How much does an intermediate rigging licence cost?

For an estimation of the cost of an intermediate rigging license or if your license has expired, please contact us. We will also provide you with a refresh course if your ticket has lapsed in the last 24 months.

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