NCCER Basic Rigging

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Written Assessment

This program includes 1 1/2-day of instruction and 1/2 day of written assessment. This course includes detailed information required to prepare you for the NCCER’s Written Assessment & *Practical Examination.
Upon completion of this course, the Basic Rigger safely uses and recognizes the limitations of chain, synthetic, metal mesh, and wire rope slings as well as specifi c rigging hardware to include: hooks and similar attaching devices, shackles, wire rope clips, clamps, eyebolts, softeners, and taglines. The Basic Rigger identifi es common load confi gurations and positioning and demonstrates specifi c knowledge of crane operations including voice and radio communications (as defi ned in ASME B30.2, ASME B30.3, ASME B30.5, ASME B30.6), personal fall protection methods, emergency procedures, and hazards and restrictions with working in proximity to overhead electric lines and equipment. 

*Practical Examinations are available beginning the day after the course ends. Please contact a representative to register for practical examination, as there are a limited number of examination spaces. Additional cost apply for NCCER’s practical examination.


If you’re interested in this course, please contact NACB at 800.654.5640 or email *Number of days may vary.


Frequently Asked Questions: 

Is there certification testing available with this program?


When will the certification testing take place?

Immediately following the completion of this course, a block of time has been reserved for administration of written testing.

How many people can be in a class?

Class size normally ranges from 6-8 students, it’s best to register early and reserve your seat.