What is Certified Rigging?
The difference between a QUALIFIED rigger and a CERTIFIED rigger
The main difference:
A Qualified Rigger takes a test to become "certified", while a Professionally Certified Rigger must aquire many hours of experience as well as class work through a Department of Labor accreditted program.
Any Qualified Rigger
- $250 - 100 questions - two (2) hours of testing.
- The Certified Rigger Level I Written Examination consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. Candidates are allowed 60 minutes to complete the test.
- The successful completion of an NCCCO Certified Rigger Level I Practical Examination demonstrates a candidate’s basic rigging competency.
- The Certified Rigger Level II Written Examination consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. Candidates are allowed 60 minutes to complete the test.
- The successful completion of an NCCCO Certified Rigger Level II Practical Examination demonstrates a candidate’s competency in rigging a load for a level lift and for rotating a load.
Professionally Certified Rigger
- Total of 6000 hours to become a journeyman
- Accredited Apprentice and re-training Journeyman School (Only school in the nation certified by the Department of Labor (D.O.L.) for machinery moving and rigging)
- OSHA 10 hour - 30 hour "Competent person"
- IMPACT (Ironworker International Program)
Drug and Alcohol random testing with
3rd party medical screening
- OSHA Forklift Operation
- OSHA Ariel Lift Operation
- OSHA First Aid and CAD
- OSHA Crane Signal and Hoisting Person
- Lift Director (Foreman training)
- Certified Welding in Stick, Tig, and Mig.
More training, more experience, more peace of mind