Crane Institute of America

Qualified Rigger/Signalperson


rigging-signaling3An excellent journeyman level training program designed specifically to ensure that rigging personnel meet OSHA’s definition of a qualified rigger which states… A qualified rigger is a person that:

  • Possesses a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or
  • Has extensive knowledge, training and experience, and
  • Can successfully demonstrate the ability to solve problems related to rigging loads,
  • Must have the ability to properly rig the load for a particular job

Limited Time Offer: Receive the handbook, Rigging Metric, when you attend this program.

Training: 2 Days / $ 595 Register Now

Interested in having this program held at your facility? Click here for an On-Site Training Proposal.

  • CIA Rigger/Signalperson Qualification Card – FREE

Training Locations & Dates:

  • Sanford (Orlando) - September 13 - 14, 2017
  • Sanford (Orlando) - October 18 - 19, 2017
  • Sanford (Orlando) - October 18 - 18, 2017
  • Sanford (Orlando) - December 06 - 07, 2017

For later scheduled dates click here.

We have arranged for participants to receive discounted hotel rates. When making hotel reservations, please identify yourself as a Crane Institute of America training program attendee.

Equipment Covered:

  • Wire Rope
  • Slings
  • Rigging Hardware
  • Chain Hoists
  • Lever Hoists


    LEARN HOW TO Apply The Following Topics:

  • Emphasis is placed on the safe use of wire rope, slings, rigging hardware and chain & lever hoists
  • OSHA & ASME standards
  • Pre-use inspection of wire rope, slings, rigging hardware and chain & lever hoists
  • Proper use of taglines
  • Rigging practices & procedures
  • Knots used in rigging
  • Hoisting personnel
  • Hand & voice signals
  • Basics of crane operation and limitations and more
  • Now Available!

    Master Rigger certification available through Crane Institute of America Certification (CIC).

Certification/Qualification Requirements:

Rigger Qualification Requirements

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Qualified Rigger/Signalperson training program
  • Pass a written examination
  • Pass a practical examination on signaling
  • Have a minimum of 2 years rigging experience. (A trainee qualification is available for personnel who do not meet experience requirement.)
  • Possess the physical ability to safely perform rigging tasks.

You Will Receive...

  • Handbook Rigging
  • Handbook Rigging Metric Limited Time Only
  • Qualified Rigger/Signalperson Workbook
  • Rigging Safety Reference Card
  • Rigger's Capacity Card
  • Mobile Crane, Overhead Crane, and Tower Crane Hand Signal Cards
  • Certificate of Training