Rigging Loft Controller & Examiner Training

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide participants with a better knowledge and understanding of the legal and practical requirements in running an operational rigging loft, from controlling the issue and receiving of rigging loft equipment to carrying out pre-use inspections and the disposal and quarantine of unfit for use equipment.

Target Audience:

Rigging loft controllers, their assistants and any other personnel involved with the day to day running and operation of a rigging loft.

Course Duration: 3 days

At the end of the course, participants will be;

  • Familiar with the various lifting equipment usually found in a Rigging Loft, the way the equipment must be stored and issued (Tee card system).
  • Able to know the Inspections that must be carried out before the equipment is used, and how the equipment must be inspected and returned to the Rigging Loft after use.
  • Know various examples of equipment damaged through incorrect usage.
  • Able to inspect wire rope and webbing slings.


At the end of the course successful participants will receive a LEEA accredited certificate.

Download Rigging Loft Controller & Examinar Training Overview.



  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;
  • S.I. 2307 Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment;
  • Regulations 1998;
  • Codes of Practice;
  • HSE Guidance Notes;
  • British Standards;
  • MHSWR Risk Assessment Process;
  • Other supporting legislation and standards.
  • Awareness of and better understanding of the main working operations of a rigging loft.
  • Working knowledge of quarantine procedures


  • Portable Lifting Gear Examination Procedures:
  • Signing out and inspecting safe for use of various equipment.
  • Inspection of Lifting Equipment:
  • Inspect various equipment in rigging loft

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