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CARP 040K - Rigging

Unit(s): 2.00

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B

This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course covers procedures for proper lifting and rigging methods as well as information about and the history behind industry-recognized standards, applicable regulations, specific hazards, and general safety concerns associated with construction rigging. Detailed descriptions of hoisting and rigging configurations, lifting hardware, crane types, and operating issues are presented. In-class training takes up identifying standard signaling and communication methods, and stresses the importance of load calculations, manufacturer load limits, inspection criteria, and safe operator/operating parameters applicable to the carpenter trade. Upon successful completion, students will receive a United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) Rigging Qualification Card.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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