Rigging and Fleeting Loads

The course is for individuals / companies who use lifting equipment in the workplace to lift, rig & fleet loads. The Law (LOLER) requires lifting operations to be suitably planned , managed, and adequately supervised. The Law (PUWER) requires all persons involved in a lifting operation to have sufficient Information, Instruction, and training in that role. If you or your company, lift loads in the workplace your lift comes under (LOLER), this requires a competent person also known as the Appointed Person to Plan and manage the lifting operations.


Course Information

What is Rigging / Fleeting loads and what is anchoring?

Rigging: is the slinging technique used to safely sling the load.

Fleeting: Is the technique used to move the load horizontally and vertically through a structure.

Anchoring: Is what we fit the rigging too (i.e. beam clamps fitted to an I -Beam)

When would this be required?

Rigging and fleeting is a technique used when you may be working in an area with low headroom, and you need to move a load through a structure.

Examples on board vessels, petrochemical plants, tunnel boring.

Who should attend this course?

Due to the level of responsibility, this course is for site teams, who have knowledge towards lifting operations. The aim of the course is to provide understanding in the safe use of the lifting accessories when conducting fleeting operations in your working environment.

Course Structure  

Training in two parts, theoretical training(half a day), practical training (One and a half days). The aim is to provide each candidate with sufficient underpinning knowledge in order to understand how a lifting operation is  planned, managed, supervised, and give each candidates the skill set to understand how to carry out a lifting/ rigging / fleeting operation safely, which meets all legislation, regulation and complies with Approved codes of practices.

Classroom and Practical course covering:

  • Guide duration is 0.5 days theoretical training and 1.5 day practical training followed by an onsite assessment
  • PPE required = Hard hat, safety footwear, Hi-visibility vest / jacket, Gloves.
  • Start time: 08:30 till 16:30 (can run over and start earlier)