OPITO Rigger Training Stage 1

OPITO Rigger Training Stage 1


4907.70 PLN (including VAT)

Training basic info

Course category OPITO Rigging & Lifting / OPITO Skills
Code 9088
Duration 3 days
Certificate Validity 2 years
Accreditations single-course-sponsor

Upcoming dates

Date Time Location Vacant Seats
03.01.2022 08:00 Szczecin 3
31.01.2022 08:00 Szczecin 2
04.04.2022 08:00 Szczecin 4
09.05.2022 08:00 Szczecin 4

Course description

 Please inform us in advance by phone +48 538 34 34 37 / +48 538 34 34 38 / +48 664 77 10 50 of your interpreter's need for the training.

OPITO Rigger Stage 1


Course Code


Course Duration

3 days


Requires no preparation.

Certificate Validity

2 Years


Target Audience:

Preparation course for people who want to work as Rigger- for people who have had little or no training and experience in rigging and lifting operations.


Aim and objective:

The aim and objectives of the OPITO Stage 1 Initial Training Programme are to provide the delegate with 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.



To successfully complete the Initial Training Programme: delegates must meet all the Learning:

Module 1 The role of the Rigger and an Introduction to Lifting Operations

Module 2 Rigging and Lifting Operations


After successfully complete this module, delegates wil be able to:

·        Explain the role and responsibilities of a rigger

·        Identify typical installation/site responsible roles

·        Identify and briefly explain typical roles involved in lifting operations.

·        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

·        Explain key control-of-work documents and their purpose

·        Identify and list typical hazards associated with rigging and lifting activities

·        Explain correct and safe manual handling techniques

·        Explain how to check that there is adequate access, work space and lighting within the designated work area


·        Identify the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) the Rigger would typically use.


Confirmation of course implementation:

Certificate approved by the international organization OPITO.

Please note that certain companies may require specific or additional certification to meet their internal competency requirements. Vulcan Training strongly advises to check the competency/training requirements with your operator prior to booking the course with Vulcan. Vulcan can advise on general certification required in specific geographic regions,  but there may be additional training requirements according to local or company internal guidelines.

Delegates should bring:

• Identification