Lesson 1: Introduction

Topics:

References; NCCCO Candidate Handbook; NCCCO Rigger Reference Manual; ASME B30 (various); OSHA 1926 (various); Rigging for Ironworkers Reference Manual

Objectives:

– List the references used for NCCCO Level I exam preparation.

Lesson 2: Rigging Slings & Hardware

Topics:

Jacks; Use and Inspection; Industrial Rollers; Below the Hook Lifting Devices (BTHLD); Rejection Criteria; Rigging Slings & Hardware; Chainfalls; Come-A-Longs 

Objectives:

– List rigging slings and hardware used by a NCCCO Level I Rigger.
– Identify and explain rejection criteria for rigging and hardware used by a NCCCO Level I Rigger.

Lesson 3: Hitches and Hitch Assemblies

Topics:

Vertical Hitch; Choke Hitch; Double Wrap Choke Hitch; Basket Hitch; Double Wrap Basket Hitch; Bridle Assemblies

Objectives:

– Identify hitches used by an NCCCO Level I Rigger.
– Explain advantages of each hitch type.

Lesson 4: Lift Planning, Hazard Recognition

Topics:

Standard Lift Plan;

Objectives:

– Complete a standard lift plan sheet.

Lesson 5: Knots

Topics:

Inside Bowline; Clove Hitch; Two Half Hitches; Square Knot or Reef Knot; Sheet Bend;

Objectives:

– List knots used by an NCCCO Rigger Level I.
– Explain the advantages of each knot.