Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 020 or MATH 020C or appropriate placement
This course is designed to meet the needs of Indentured Apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry by providing lifting and practical rigging methods and procedures. This course provides a historical perspective while educating workers on the 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 will be presented. This training will identify standard signaling and communication methods, and stress 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 UBC Rigging Qualification Card.
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