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WSQ Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks

Course Overview

The Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks Course is aimed at providing you with the knowledge and skills to prepare and to tie the load for safe lifting by any form of lifting equipment using correct and clear signals to guide the crane operator in the maneuvering of a load safely to its destination.

Who Should Attend

The Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks Course is suitable for aspiring and experienced individuals assigned as Rigger and Signalman in the workplace.

Course Duration

  • 17.5 hours including 1 hour of Written Assessment (WA) and 0.5 hours of Practical Performance (PP)

Course Outline

CE 1: Prepare to perform rigger and signalman tasks

  • Participate in risk assessment and lifting plan briefing for lifting operations as a rigger
  • Identify risks of lifting operation related to rigger and signalman at work site
  • Ascertain weight of loads
  • Determine the Centre of Gravity of regular and irregular loads
  • Conduct pre-lift inspection of the crane, lifting gear and accessories
  • Select appropriate rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories for lifting the load
  • Check the serviceability of communication equipment and radio
  • Set up communications equipment and radio channels for safe lifting operations
  • Practice good housekeeping of communication equipment, crane lifting gear and accessories
  • Report any abnormalities/ defects in the crane, lifting gear, accessories and communication equipment according to standard operating procedures

CE 2: Perform rigger and signalman tasks

  • Observe and apply safety practices and hazard work site when carrying out rigger and signalman tasks
  • Identify hazards related to lifting operations
  • Use of PPE and tag line to carry out rigger and signalman tasks
  • Select and use appropriate slinging method, rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories on load
  • Check to ensure an adequate number of lifting gears to lift the load
  • Apply rigging techniques to load
  • Verify that load is properly rigged
  • Apply 3-step lifting and lowering method
  • Direct load to destination with safe lifting techniques
  • Communicate lifting instructions using standard hand and voice signals
  • Check for blind spots and estimate clearance of swing path

CE 3: Reinstate rigger and signalman work area

  • Dismantle rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories
  • Carry out housekeeping of equipment and work area
  • Carry out post-operational checks on communication equipment, crane lifting gear and accessories
  • Report any damage and defects on communication equipment, crane, lifting gear and accessories

Mode of Assessment

  • Written Assessment (WA) - Open Book - 1hr
  • Practical Performance (PP) - 0.5 hr

You must pass both the WA and PP to be considered to have successfully completed the Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks Course.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

  • A Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be issued by SSG for those who have been assessed as Competent.
  • Safety Pass will also be issued

Pre-requisites

You must be above 18 years of age and are assumed to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of the relevant sector of work
  • Be able to listen and speak English at a proficiency level equivalent to the Employability Skills (ES) level 2
  • Be able to read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 2
  • Be able to manipulate numbers at a proficiency level equivalent to ES level 2; and
  • Be medically fit

Please note:

  • Safety shoes and proper attire (no singlet/ shorts/ bermudas) are COMPULSORY for all
  • 100% attendance is required

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • Maximum Class Size: 18
  • Written Assessment: 1: 18 (Class size)
  • Practical: 1: 1

Additional Note

  • SDU Points: 17

Price

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

 

 

 

Non-SME

 

SME

 

 

w/o GST

w GST 

w/o GST

w GST

w/o GST

w GST

Original Course Fee

$299.00

$319.93

$353.28

$378.01

$353.28

$378.01

Singapore Citizens & PRs aged

21 years and above

$59.80

$80.73

$59.80

$80.73

$29.90

$50.83

Singapore Citizens aged 40

years and above

(Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy)

$29.90

$50.83

$29.90

$50.83

$29.90

$50.83

Remarks:

SkillsConnect Code: CRS-Q-0027261-MF

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding
  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their PSEA funds to offset course fee payable after funding
  • NTUC Union Members can use their UTAP Funding to offset course fee only after full deduction from their SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA funds (where applicable)

Company Sponsored

  • Absentee Payroll claimable by Non-SMEs: Up to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr
  • Absentee Payroll claimable by SMEs: Up to 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr

SkillsFuture Credit

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after SSG funding

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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