Course image Ladders
Rigger
KM-05-KT03:
  • KT0301  Types of ladders 
  • KT0302  Rope ladders 
  • KT0303  Selection of ladder 
  • KT0304  Safety rules and requirements 
  • KT0305  Inspection procedures for ladders
  • KT0306  Procedures to carry ladders  
  • KT0307   Erecting, moving, and dismantling ladders
Course image Basic action planning for scaffolding operations
Rigger
KM-06-KT01:
  • KT0101 Written safe work procedures
  • KT0102 Resource selection for scaffold operations based on design requirements
  • KT0103 Planned task observations (PTOs) for erecting and dismantling procedures
  • KT0104 Site risk assessment
  • KT0105 Site establishment including accessibility, lay-down areas, storage, signage
  • KT0106 Basic action planning procedure

Course image Supervision of access scaffolding up to 6m
Rigger
KM-06-KT02:

  • KT0201 Roles and responsibilities of the Scaffold Supervisor
  • KT0202 Types of access scaffolding, including tubular systems 
  • KT0203 Classification for access scaffolding platforms, including multi-level platforms
  • KT0204 Stability requirements
  • KT0205 Planning resources for erecting and modifying access scaffolding
  • KT0206 Risks and hazards are controlled and monitored for the duration of the job
  • KT0207 Erection and modification supervision
  • KT0208 Supervision of dismantling and site clearance procedures
  • KT0209 Handover procedures
  • KT0210 Safety nets
Course image Steel wire rope specimen for destructive testing purposes
Rigger
KM-08-KT03:
  • KT0301 Factors critical to making up a steel wire rope specimen for destructive testing purposes
  • KT0302 Risks and hazards while making up a steel wire rope specimen
  • KT0303 Preparations to make steel wire rope specimen
  • KT0304 Procedures to make up a steel wire rope specimen
  • KT0305 Post-production procedures
  • KT0306 Interpretation of results from destructive testing
  • KT0307 Approved testing station

Course image Steel wire ropes
Rigger
KM-09-KT01:
  • KT0101  Types of steel ropes 
  • KT0102 - Construction types of steel wire ropes  
  • KT0104 - Types of cores 
  • KT0105 - Elongation 
  • KT0106 - Characteristics of steel wire ropes
  • KT0107 Diameter and linear density 
  • KT0108 - Dynamic loading 
  • KT0109 - Components of stretch on a loaded steel wire rope
  • KT0110 - Testing methods
  • KT0111 - Steel wire rope installation considerations and steel wire rope replacement considerations
  • KT0112 - Bending radius calculation, sheave wheel to rope diameter D/d
  • KT0113 - Steel wire rope inspection (SANS 4309), certification, and retirement 
  • KT0114 - Measuring of ropes 
  • KT0115 - Maintenance of steel ropes 
  • KT0116 - Problems with steel wire ropes 
  • KT0117 - Procedures to serve steel wire ropes 
  • KT0118 - Procedures to worm, parcel and serve steel wire ropes at terminations
  • KT0119 - Splice techniques 

Course image Safety detaching hook
Rigger
KM-10-KT02:
  • KT0201 - Terminology 
  • KT0202 -Components of a safety detaching hook 
  • KT0203 - Operation of a safety detaching hook during an overwind condition
  • KT0204 - Inspection procedures for a safety detaching hook (daily)
  • KT0205 - Useful life, the in-service frequency for safety detaching hook (MHSA regulations 16.19)
  • KT0206 - Retrieving a conveyance after an over-wind
  • KT0207 - Safety requirements (including PPE)
Course image Terminating and securing the back-end of a winder rope
Rigger
KM-10-KT04:
  • KT0401 - Factors critical to terminating and securing a back-end of a winder rope
  • KT0402 - Workplace hazards
  • KT0403 - Preparations to terminate and secure the back-end of a winder rope
  • KT0404 - Procedures for terminating and securing the back-end of a winder rope around the winder drum shaft by means of a clove hitch and application of rope clamps
  • KT0405 - Procedures for doubling down to remove the rope from the winder drum
  • KT0406 - Procedures for suspending conveyance in a shaft by means of applying friction clamps to the winder rope

Course image Terminating and preparing a front-end wire lock poured socket on a winder rope
Rigger
KM-10-KT05:
  • KT0501 - Factors critical to terminating and pouring a termination socket on a winder rope using a resin socket
  • KT0502 - Workplace hazards
  • KT0503 - Preparations to terminate and prepare winder rope termination socket 
  • KT0504 - Procedures for measuring and serving to cut winder rope for a new termination
  • KT0505 -Resin capping procedure
  • KT0506 - Procedure for securing rope socket to pour resin and allow for gelling and curing
  • KT0507 - Procedure for inspecting completed resin socket termination
  • KT0508 - Post-termination housekeeping activities

Course image Replacing a sheave wheel
Rigger
KM-10-KT06:
  • KT0601 - Factors critical to replacing a winder rope sheave wheel
  • KT0602 - Components of a winder rope sheave wheel 
  • KT0603 - Preparations to create slack on winding rope to remove the sheave wheel 
  • KT0604 - Preparations to lift and float sheave wheels 
  • KT0605 - Preparing sheave wheel groove profile to suit rope diameter
  • KT0606 - Procedures for replacing and testing a winder rope sheave wheel

Course image Slinging regular loads
Rigger
KM-11-KT01:
  • KT0101 - Basic principles of slinging
  • KT0102 - Slinging equipment 
  • KT0103 - Types of slings 
  • KT0104 - Slinging techniques or methods 
  • KT0105 - Weight of load
  • KT0106 - Packing and dunnage
  • KT0107 - Communication methods 
  • KT0108 - Safe working practices
  • KT0109 - Post-slinging activities 
Course image Manual lifting equipment and tackle
Rigger
KM-11-KT02:
  • KT0201 - Lifting tackle
  • KT0202 - Tackle systems
  • KT0203 - Hand-power lifting devices 
  • KT0204 - Types of reeve blocks 
  • KT0205 - Method for reeving a block and tackle 
  • KT0206 - Anchors )
  • KT0207 - Pre-operational checks and inspection of manual lifting equipment
  • KT0208 - Defects in manual lifting equipment and tackle
  • KT0209 - Safe working practices
  • KT0210 - Friction
  • KT0211 - Guy lines
Course image Securing loads for transportation
Rigger
KM-11-KT05:
  • KT0501 Types of loads
  • KT0502 Lifting equipment
  • KT0503 Methods of securing 
  • KT0504 Communication signals
  • KT0505 System load chart
  • KT0506 Magnitude of forces
  • KT0507 Centre of gravity and dynamic and restraining forces
  • KT0508 Planning and preparation to secure loads
  • KT0509 Loading and positioning 
  • KT0510 Timber and log cargoes 
  • KT0511 Metal cargo 
  • KT0512 Chocking and chocking sizes
  • KT0513 Safety requirements for all operations
  • KT0514 Inspection procedures

Course image Placing and moving a load utilising rollers and sliders
Rigger
KM-11-KT06:
  • KT0601 Factors critical to placing and moving a load by utilizing rollers 
  • KT0602 Preparations to place and move a load utilizing rollers 
  • KT0603 Moving and positioning procedures
  • KT0604 Safety requirements

Course image Slinging complex loads
Rigger
KM-12-KT01:
  • KT0101 Characteristics of a complex load
  • KT0102 Slinging equipment
  • KT0103 Weight of load and WLL
  • KT0104 Packing and dunnage
  • KT0105 Slinging techniques
  • KT0106 Sling and load protection methods
  • KT0107  Communication methods 
  • KT0108 Safe working practices
  • KT0109 Post-slinging activities 
  • KT0110 Stresses (calculations) breaking forces
  • KT0111 Inspecting padding slings
  • KT0112 Effect of alpha and beta angle on a sling load (load angle factor [LAF])
  • KT0113 Centre of gravity and its effect on a lift
  • KT0114 Formulae for calculating WLL with different types of hitches

Course image Lifting, moving and manoeuvring a load using mechanical lifting equipment
Rigger
KM-12-KT02:
  • KT0201 Factors critical to lifting, moving, and maneuvering a load using mechanical lifting equipment
  • KT0202 Possible critical hazards and substandard conditions
  • KT0203 Types of mechanical equipment (include tirfor hoists; chain blocks; lever hoists; rope tackles/snatch blocks, types of jacks)
  • KT0204 Preparation to move a load
  • KT0205 Procedures to lift, move and maneuver loads using mechanical lifting equipment 
  • KT0206 Load preparation for production purposes
  • KT0207 Safety and environment requirements

Course image Lifting loads using the floating method
Rigger
KM-12-KT03:
  • KT0301 Floating methods 
  • KT0302 Preparations to lift and float loads
  • KT0303 Lifting and floating procedures 
  • KT0304 Maintenance, caring for and storage of equipment
  • KT0305 Safety requirements

Course image Lifting and turning a load
Rigger
KM-12-KT04:
  • KT0401 Factors critical to lifting and turning a load
  • KT0402 Hazards and risks when lifting and turning a load
  • KT0403 Preparation to lift and turn a load 
  • KT0404 Slinging methods 
  • KT0405 Lifting and turning operations for a load 
  • KT0406 Safety requirements

Course image Lifting loads using pick and carry method
Rigger
KM-12-KT06:
  • KT0601 The pick and carry method
  • KT0602 Preparations for lifting task using the pick and carry method
  • KT0603 Processes involved in lifting and moving loads using the pick and carry method 
  • KT0604 Lifting equipment 
  • KT0605 Defects 
  • KT0606 Isolations, demarcations, and lockout procedures

Course image Re-railing rail-bound equipment
Rigger

KM-12-KT07:

  • KT0701 Workplace hazards and risks that may be encountered while the re-railing conveyance
  • KT0702 Preparations for re-railing 
  • KT0703 Safety requirements
  • KT0704 Procedures to re-rail rail-bound equipment
  • KT0705 Lifting equipment and tackle 
  • KT0706 Teamwork
  • KT0707 Post-operational activities

Course image Lifting loads using temporary construction lifting methods
Rigger
KM-12-KT08:
  • KT0801 Factors critical to lifting operations using temporary construction lifting methods
  • KT0802 Gin poles (rigging gin poles, erecting gin poles, operating gin poles)
  • KT0803 Erecting tripods
  • KT0804 Erecting shears (A-frame)
  • KT0805 Erecting boom derricks (types of derricks [stiff-leg, steel derricks, pole derricks; brave derricks; Jinniwinks derricks])
  • KT0806 Possible critical hazards and substandard conditions
  • KT0807 Preparations to conduct lifting operations using temporary construction lifting methods (permission to enter the workplace, PPE; tools, materials, and equipment; inspection of the workplace; the mass of the load; consequences of poor preparation)
  • KT0808 Conducting lifting operations using temporary construction lifting methods (PPE, dealing with hazards; lifting and positioning, tools and equipment, teamwork)
  • KT0809 Post-lifting activities
  • KT0810 Safety requirements

Course image Legislative framework governing lifting machines (excluding hand powered lifting devices)
Rigger
KM-13-KT01
  • KT0101 Occupational Health and Safety Act (85/1993) including Driven Machinery Regulations (2015) [DMR] and related Regulations
  • KT0102 Mine Health and Safety Act (29/1996)
  • KT0103 National Code of Practice for the Evaluation of Training Providers (NCOP) [GG 27292 - 18 February 2005]
  • KT0104 General Safety Regulations (GSR) [1996]

Course image Mobile and manually-operated lifting machines (trackless mobile machines [TMMs])
Rigger
KM-13-KT02:
  • KT0201 Legislative requirements
  • KT0202 Types and classes of machines in the lifting machinery environment
  • KT0203 Systems of the lifting machines 
  • KT0204 Instruments of lifting machines 
  • KT0205 Levers, controls, and safety devices of lifting machines
  • KT0206 Pre-use inspection procedures, and recording and reporting on lifting machines
  • KT0207 Testing load-bearing components
  • KT0208 Maintenance of lifting machines

Course image Knots, bends, hitches, lashings, splices and attachments
Rigger
KM-08-KT02:
  • KT0201  Types of knots
  • KT0202  Types of hitches
  • KT0203  Types of bends
  • KT0204  Knots used for intermediate anchors
  • KT0205  Terms associated with knots, bends, and hitches
  • KT0206  Types of lashings
  • KT0207 Types of splices
  • KT0208  Characteristics of knots, bends, and hitches
  • KT0209  Methods of tying knots, bends, hitches, and lashing
Course image Inspection and maintenance procedures for lifting machines
Rigger
KM-13-KT03:
  • KT0101 Inspection procedures and inspection criteria 
  • KT0102 Maintenance procedures
  • KT0103 Common defects in lifting machines
  • KT0104 Planning for maintenance
  • KT0105 Preparatory procedures for maintenance
  • KT0106 Lubricants, lubrication methods, and safety requirements

Course image Rigging studies
Rigger
KM-14-KT01:
  • KT0101 Reasons for a rigging study 
  • KT0102 Components/aspects of a rigging study 
  • KT0103 Parameters for executing the rigging task 
  • KT0104 Risk factors during the execution of the rigging task 
  • KT0105  Analysis of the rigging task 
  • KT0106 Conducting the rigging study

Course image Winder rope examination
Rigger

KM-10-KT01:

  • KT0101  - Condition assessment of steel wire ropes on mine winders
  • KT0102 - Criteria for examining a winder rope 
  • KT0103 - Workplace hazards
  • KT0104 - Preparations to examine winder ropes 
  • KT0105 - Examination, and measuring of the winder rope
  • KT0106 - Post-examination procedures

Course image Tailing a load
Rigger

KM-14-KT09:

  • KT0901 Lifting equipment involved (cranes)
  • KT0902 Aspects of importance 
  • KT0903 Principles of tailing operations 
  • KT0904 Planning and preparing for tailing operations 
  • KT0905 Post tailing processes
  • KT0906 Safety requirements (safety checks, quality checks)

Course image Transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring
Rigger
KM-14-KT05:
  • KT0501 Critical factors to transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring
  • KT0502 Possible critical hazards while transferring a load by means of snatching and anchoring 
  • KT0503 Preparation to transfer a load by means of snatching and anchoring
  • KT0504 Transfer the load by means of snatching and anchoring 
  • KT0505 Load transferring process
  • KT0506 Post transfer processes
  • KT0507 Safety requirements

Course image Monitoring the application of safety, health and environmental protection procedures
Rigger
KM-15-KT02:
  • KT0201 Monitoring adherence to safe and environmentally friendly work practices by the work team
  • KT0202 Preventive measures in the area of responsibility
  • KT0203 Safety, health, and environmental reports
  • KT0204 Safety indicators and emergency procedures
  • KT0205 Equipment in area of responsibility
  • KT0206 Hazardous materials
  • KT0207 PPE
  • KT0208 Coaching the team in safety, health, and environmental aspects, statutory rights and responsibilities
  • KT0209 Evaluation of the SHEQ system (in terms of a rigger‟s work)

Course image Engineering drawings and sketches
Rigger
KM-04-KT02: 
  • KT0201 Engineering drawings and sketches
  • KT0202  Geometry and scales
  • KT0203 Isometric, orthographic and oblique views
  • KT0204 International drawing conventions and standards
  • KT0205  Aspects pertaining to angles 
  • KT0206  Aspects pertaining to geometric shapes 
  • KT0207 Other concepts related to engineering drawings 
  • KT0208 Interpretation of engineering drawings

Course image Leading a team in a rigger‟s environment
Rigger
KM-15-KT01:
  • KT0101 Team organization and team roles
  • KT0102 Interaction with work team (work schedules, briefing the team, job cards)
  • KT0103 Materials, plant, and safety equipment
  • KT0104 Labour requirements for tasks
  • KT0105 Meetings and information flow
  • KT0106 Motivating a team and building good relations in the workplace
  • KT0107 Conflict management techniques
  • KT0108 Feedback on team members
  • KT0109 Report forms (as per job card)

Course image Winder rope replacement
Rigger
KM-10-KT03:
  • KT0301 - Workplace hazards associated with replacing winder ropes
  • KT0302 - Identification and selection of rope, verification off rope inspection certificate
  • KT0303 - Other workplace personnel involved in the replacement of winder rope
  • KT0304 - Preparations to replace winder ropes
  • KT0305 - Winder rope replacement method 
  • KT0306 - Winder rope testing procedures 
  • KT0307 - Post-replacement procedures
Course image Guiding the lifting and positioning of loads
Rigger
KM-12-KT05
  • KT0501 Lifting equipment 
  • KT0502 Communication signals
  • KT0503 Load connection equipment 
  • KT0504 Preparations for lifting 
  • KT0505 Lifting procedures 
  • KT0506 Positioning and securing of loads

Course image Fibre ropes
Rigger
KM-08-KT01:
  • KT0101 Types of ropes
  • KT0102 Selection of ropes
  • KT0103 Elongation 
  • KT0104 Diameter and linear density (weight)
  • KT0105 Dynamic loading
  • KT0106 Firmness, construction and abrasion (3-strand twisted construction)
  • KT0107 Components of stretch on a loaded rope
  • KT0108 Comparison of fibre characteristic
  • KT0109 Testing methods
  • KT0110 Strength degradation from ultraviolet light, storage (coiling, flaking, bagging), chemical exposure, removing the rope from reel or coil
  • KT0111  Rope inspection, certification and retirement 
  • KT0112 Permanent finishes to fibre rope ends
  • KT0113 Inspection and certification of fibre ropes (coiling and uncoiling, measuring (diameter, circumference and the lay length)
  • KT0114 Splicing (includes methods relevant to different industries 
  • KT0115 Joining 
  • KT0116 Maintenance, care and storage of fibre ropes
Course image Fall protection systems
Rigger
KM-05-KT01:
  • KT0101  Fall protection plan awareness and implementation
  • KT0102  Main possible hazards associated with work at height and worksites
  • KT0103  Fall protection equipment
  • KT0104  Installation of lifelines
  • KT0105  Work areas and types of access required per area including selecting anchor points to connect to
  • KT0106  Fall arrest rescue systems
  • KT0107  Inspection and assembly of fall arrest equipment and systems
  • KT0108  Basic fall arrest rescue
  • KT0109  Managing safety of people working at heights

Course image End fittings
Rigger
KM-09-KT02:
  • KT0201 Helical terminations 
  • KT0202 Swage sockets 
  • KT0203 Spelter sockets 
  • KT0204 Rope clips 
  • KT0205 Wedge sockets
  • KT0206 Procedures to connect end fittings to steel wire ropes
  • KT0207 Safety requirements (including PPE)

Course image Boom conversion
Rigger
KM-14-KT08:
  • KT0801 Mobile cranes
  • KT0802 Lifting equipment
  • KT0804 Boom conversion procedure
  • KT0805 Post boom conversion processes
  • KT0806 Safety requirements 

Course image Care and maintenance of steel wire ropes
Rigger
KM-08-KT04:
  • KT0401 Lubricating methods (compressed air; bath; manual; funnel)
  • KT0402 Factors critical to lubricating steel wire ropes
  • KT0403 Critical hazards (lubrication products in the main consist of mixtures of oils, waxes, bitumens, resins, gelling agents, and fillers with minor concentrations of corrosion inhibitors, oxidation stabilizers, and tackiness additives. Most of them are solid at ambient temperatures)
  • KT0404 Preparation to lubricate a steel wire rope (permission to enter the workplace, PPE; tools, materials, and equipment; inspection of the workplace)
  • KT0405 Post-lubricating activities
  • KT0406 Storage
  • KT0407 Safety requirements

Course image Directing crane operations
Rigger
KM-11-KT04:
  • KT0401 Types of cranes 
  • KT0402 Crane operations
  • KT0403 Hazards and risks associated with crane directing operations
  • KT0404 Preparation for crane directing 
  • KT0405 Directing crane operations

Course image Lifting operations using manual lifting equipment and tackle
Rigger
KM-11-KT03:
  • KT0301 Types of lifting machines 
  • KT0302 Preparations for lifting task
  • KT0303 Conditions 
  • KT0304 Materials and methods used for fixing, anchoring, bracing, supporting, and securing loads
  • KT0305 Isolations, demarcations, and lockout procedures
  • KT0306 Processes involved in lifting and moving loads using manual lifting equipment and tackle 

Course image Tube bundle removal
Rigger
KM-14-KT07:
  • KT0701 Major components of tube bundle machine (heat exchangers)
  • KT0702 Preparation of heat exchanger for tube bundle removal and installation
  • KT0703 Procedures to remove and install tube bundle
  • KT0704 Safety procedures

Course image Lifting and moving a complex load using a winch
Rigger
KM-14-KT04:
  • KT0401 Winches (types, applications, components)
  • KT0402 Lifting tackle and lifting equipment
  • KT0403  Preparations to lift and/or move the complex load 
  • KT0404 Lifting and moving procedures
  • KT0405 Maintenance, care, and storage of lifting equipment and tackle

Course image Access scaffold inspecting
Rigger
KM-07-KT01:
  • KT0101 Roles and responsibilities of the Scaffold Inspector
  • KT0102 Different types of access scaffolding, application
  • KT0104 Working platforms. Non-working platforms
  • KT0105 Classification and categories for access scaffolding platforms
  • KT0106 Stability requirements
  • KT0107 Access scaffold documentation and signage 

Course image Transferring loads between lifting equipment
Rigger
KM-14-KT03:
  • KT0301 Identification of lifting equipment and machinery
  • KT0302  Planning for transferring loads lifting 
  • KT0303 Preparation for transferring loads 
  • KT0304 Procedures to set-up and control cranes 

Course image Lifting operations using the tandem lifting method
Rigger
KM-14-KT02-TLM
  • KT0201 Types of tandem lifting methods (standard tandem lift, top, and tail
  • KT0202 Planning for tandem lifting and for transferring loads between lifting equipment
  • KT0203 Preparation for tandem lifting
  • KT0204 Procedures to set-up and control cranes
  • KT0205 Safety requirements for tandem lifting and for transferring loads between lifting equipment

Course image Supervise advanced mobile crane operations
Rigger
KM-14-KT06:
  • KT0601 Planning for the supervision of mobile crane operations 
  • KT0602 Preparation of work area 
  • KT0603 Supervision of operations 
  • KT0604 Post-supervision activities 
  • KT0605 Setting-up a mobile crane