Full program description

WSQ Perform Rigger and Signalman Tasks

What's In It For Me

  • Learn to give correct and clear signals to guide crane operators.

Course Overview

The “Perform Rigger and Signalman Task” Course is aimed at providing individuals with the knowledge and skills to give correct and clear signals to guide the crane operator in the manoeuvre of a load safely to its destination.

SDU Points

17 Points

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 hour of Practical Performance (PP)

Mode of Assessment

Method

Duration

Written Assessment (WA)  - Open Book

1 hr

Practical Performance (PP)

0.5 hr

Candidates 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

Certification Obtained and Conferred by:

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

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 crane, lifting gear and accessories
  • Select appropriate rigging equipment, lifting gears and accessories for lifting 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

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

 

CE 3 Reinstate rigger and signalman work area

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

Pre-requisites

Learners 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 trainees.
  • 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

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.

 Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll. 

Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $2,000 and below.

 

For Company Registration:

Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.

Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.

Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.

For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here

 

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

English: CRS-Q-0027261

 

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.

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$320.00 S$342.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$64.00 S$86.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$32.00 S$54.40
WTS Funding (95%) S$16.00 S$38.40
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$320.00 S$342.40
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$64.00 S$86.40
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old  S$32.00   S$54.40
WTS Funding (95%) S$16.00 S$38.40
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$320.00 S$342.40
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$32.00 S$54.40
WTS Funding (95%) S$16.00 S$38.40
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes

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