Qualified Signal Person & Basic Rigging

Employers, are you in compliance with OSHA’s 2010 regulations for signalman and riggers? We offer an economical, one-day certification course for signaling and basic rigging. 

Read a fact sheet on the OSHA standard for qualified signalpersons here.

Read a fact sheet on the OSHA standard for qualified riggers here

This full-day class covers:

  • When is a signal person required?
  • Standard signals for a crane or derrick construction site
  • Non standard signals and factors that affect communication
  • Crane dynamics
  • Basic rigging techniques and calculations for different types of loads
  • Hands-on practice with knots and rigging techniques
  • A written and practical test for signaling
  • A written test for rigging
  • A qualification card issued to those passing exams (those who do not pass are invited back to a future class at no charge)
  • Pocket rigging guides included in class price
Public class schedule for 2024:
January 10, 2024 - Portland, ME
February 5, 2024 - Associated General Contractors of Vermont, Montpelier
February 14, 2024 - Concord, NH
March 4, 2024 - Portland, ME
March 18, 2024 - Concord, NH (limited availability for candidates not in the operator class)
April 17, 2024 - Dover, NH
May 1, 2024 - Associated General Contractors of Vermont, Montpelier
May 8, 2024 - Portland, ME
May 20, 2024 - Dover, NH
July 22, 2024 - Concord, NH
August 21, 2024 - Portland, ME
September 18, 2024 - Concord, NH
November 4, 2024 - Dover, NH
For information and to register, email Desiree at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the "register for classes" page.
Don't see any dates or locations that work for you?  Email us and make a request!  We schedule future classes based on customer feedback.

Discounts are available for groups of three or more.  We can also discuss pricing and scheduling for an onsite class at your company location for a group of your employees.  With the onsite option, we can customize the program to the specific needs of your employees and the type of rigging they typically do.