UKQ UK Approved Rigger Grade (I) Course in Islamabad Pakistan

UKQ UK Approved Rigger Grade (I) Course in Islamabad Pakistan

UKQ UK Approved Rigger Grade (I) Course

This course covers OSHA regulations, the use and inspection of slings, rigging hardware, load weight and other areas critical to understanding and operating a safe job site. This course is recommended for all employees who are working within the fall zone of a load and especially if they are involved in the hooking and unhooking of the load or in the guiding of a load.

Why this course?

The UKQ Rigger Grade (I)program includes technical training to meet OSHA standards. The course illustrates the proper use and pre-use inspection of rigging gear, slings and below-the-hook lifting devices to ensure those who complete training are competent. All employees engaged in assembly/disassembly of cranes, hooking, unhooking, or guiding the load, or in the initial connection of a load to a component or structure and are within the fall zone should be a qualified rigger.

Who is this course for?

This course is entry level for basic Qualified Rigger trainees. To participate in UKQ Rigger Grade (I) you must have basic rigging knowledge, skills, and job relevant experience. This program is taught in a classroom setting, and includes making sure all participants fully understand sling hitches, proper gear assemblies, and working load limits

Course Content:

  • Rigging Hardware
  • Slings
  • Below the Hook Lifting Devices
  • Hooks
  • Manual Hoists
  • Sling Hitches
  • Sling Tensions
  • Weight Calculations

Learning Outcomes:

  • Crane and hoisting hand signals
  • Load weight estimation
  • Location of the load centre of gravity (COG)
  • Rigging hardware and appropriate uses
  • Rigging hardware inspection and rejection criteria (regulations varied by jurisdiction)
  • Use of rigging tables to select appropriate hardware for hoisting
  • Sling angle capacity calculation
  • Care and storage of rigging hardware
  • Common hazards and safety around cranes and overhead hoists
  • Lift planning and advanced topics awareness


  • Identification and application of sling types.
  • Identification and application of rigging hardware and hooks.
  • Identification and application of below-the-hook lifting devices.
  • Pre-use inspection and removal criteria of slings and rigging hardware.
  • How to identify the working load limits for all slings and rigging gear.
  • The effects of sling angle tension created from bridle hitch configurations.
  • Load balance and centre of gravity.
  • Know and understand requirements to keep clear of the load.
  • Know and understand dangers of working around energized power lines.
  • Know specific regulations required for the rigger.

Future progression:

After completing this rigger Grade (I) course learners will have the opportunity to make a good career in the field of rigger and learner can also take a part in rigger Grade 2 course.

Awarding Body:

United Kingdom Qualifications (UKQ) Limited today is an international awarding organisation, offering qualifications at different levels and in a wide range of subject areas. UK-Qualifications recognises the skills, knowledge and understanding achieved by a learner at a particular level and in a particular subject.

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