Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Rigging, Slinging and Banksman Training





The course shall provide theoretical and practical knowledge in the safe methods and procedures of rigging and slinging. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to perform; basic rigging, evaluation of components, safe and proper handling of components, and inspections of components. Participants will also gain knowledge in the application of chains, ropes, slings, and hardware used in rigging.


Course Competency Assessment


  1. Introduction to rigging and slinging
  2. Rigging fundamentals
  3. Safe Rigging practices and procedures
  4. Types of slings, shackles and accessories
  5. Inspection, storage and discard of equipment
  6. Slinging and safe working loads
  7. Communication
  8. Manual handling
  9. Health and safety at work

Course Format

The course consists of both formal instruction and practical training. Instruction includes, classroom-based theory with the visual aid of several rigging and slinging DVDs. Practical training consists of demonstration and individual application of theory based knowledge


Equipment Required

Safety boots and coverall


Designed For

Riggers and Banksmen