Basic Crane and Rigging

Basic Crane and Rigging

This course is designed to introduce the learner to the basic concepts, hazards, hazard control processes and safe work procedures associated with operating overhead cranes.

It follows the regulations, guidelines, principles and recommendations established by the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations and Code.


At the end of this course the end-user should be familiar with the basics of rigging a load and operating the overhead crane safely.

This online course can be booked through Saga Universal Training by clicking the link.

Course Outline

  • Related Legislation
  • Terminology, Components, Controls and Markings
  • Inspections and Function Checks
  • Operating Cranes Safely
  • Basic Rigging
  • Rigging and Hardware Inspections
  • Calculating Load Weights
  • Sling Tension
  • Lift Planning
  • Practical Skills Assessment

Course Details

Length: 3.5 hours

Certificate: Valid for three years

Prerequisite: None

Cost: $225.00 + GST

Group On-Site Training is available upon request. 

$225.00+ GST

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