OPITO Rigger Training Course

This training is based on international OPITO standards, LOLER 98 and
PUWER 98 regulations, guidelines supported by the European Union, Nigeria and other OIL&GAS developed industry countries. (UK SHE, AUWED, 95/63/EC)
International certificates are issued on the basis of the OPITO approved
course delivering program, on behalf of the name of the international
training center.

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Course Objective

At the end of this training, participants shall have knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of the rigging principles
  • general hazards and risks of rigging and lifting operations
  • an awareness of relevant legislation and regulation
  • And an opportunity to practice basic rigging operations following a lifting plan

OPITO Rigger Training Course Learning Outcomes

    • Explain the role and responsibilities of a rigger
    • Identify typical installation/site responsible roles
    • Identify and briefly explain typical roles involved in lifting
    • Describe a typical reporting structure for the rigger
    • List the main health and safety legislation that applies to the rigger
    • Explain the relevant parts of Lifting Operations and Lifting
      Equipment Regulations
    • Explain the relevant parts of and Provision and Use of Work
      Equipment Regulations


An OPITO approved certificate will be issued upon successful course completion.

Target Audience

For personnel wishing to become competent in the Rigger role in the oil and gas industry, all personnel who are involved in Rigging.

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