Rigging & Slinging for Riggers & Banksmen

Practical training for operational personnel
and their immediate supervisors
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Geyssendorfferweg 47
Havennummer 2320
3088 GJ Rotterdam
The Netherlands
+31 (0) 10 204 22 55

Rigging & Slinging for Riggers & Banksmen

Rigging & Slinging for Riggers & BanksmenRigging & Slinging for Riggers & Banksmen

This 3-day theoretical and practical Rigging & Slinging training is specifically developed for the operational staff (Riggers & Banksman) working on board of Craneships and Oil & Gas Platforms. All aspects of Rigging, Slinging and Mooring are covered. The aim of the training is to provide the participants with the tools and knowledge that will increase both the safety and the efficiency of their work on board.  Engineering and Purchasing staff are advised to follow the training specifically developed for them.

Content training

This training consists of a combination of theoretical instruction, practical exercises in classroom and practical training with overhead cranes and other equipment covering the following subjects

  • Materials and Equipment ( among others Fibre Ropes, Fibre Slings, Wire Ropes, Slings, DNV 2.7-1 container, Shackles, Chains, Hoists and Winches, Lifting Beams and Spreader Bars, Sheave Blocks, ROV Equipment)
    • Select the safest and most efficient materials and equipment
    • Latest developments
    • Recognizing unsafe materials and equipment
  • Cranes
  • Hoisting of Personnel
  • Anchor handling
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Basic load calculations
  • Certification, Inspection and Marking
  • Safe use of materials

Set up of Training

This Rigging & Slinging Training consists of 3 consecutive days of lessons 08.00 to 16.00 hours. The group has maximum 8 participants.
The training concludes with a written and practical exam.


 Participants who pass the exam will receive a certificate approved by DNV . This certificate has a validity of 4 years. The examination is conducted by BPB. This training is also NOGEPA 1.9 (Banksman offshore) certified.


This training is in the English language.


The training can be followed at the SAIO Training Center in Rotterdam where we have all the facilities required. On request we can organise the training at other locations in the world, e.g. in the neighbourhood of a project.


The price mentioned on the right top side of this page is including all training materials, DNV theoretical and practical exam  and lunch, coffee and tea.

Also not included in the price are:

  • Transport to and from selected hotels € 15,- per day.
  • 21% VAT. All prices mentioned are excluding VAT

Other Information

  • The planning of our courses can be found on this site under "Course Planning"
  • These courses are ideal for small groups or individual candidates.
  • Please contact us if you cannot find a specific training.
  • For groups and/or in-company we can offer tailored solutions for you.

Duration course: 3 days

Location: Geyssendorfferweg 47,
3088 GJ Rotterdam (Waalhaven) Harbour no. 2320

Validity: 4 years

Price p.p.: € 1145,00 (excl. VAT)

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