Appointed Person Training Assessment Course

Appointed Person Training Assessment Course

Lifting Operations & Cargo Handling

Appointed Person Training Assessment Course


This course is designed for individuals appointed at construction sites and industrial yards, supervisors, rigging & lifting specialists, who utilize different types of cranes, rigging gears in building, civil engineering and mechanical activities. This course will be useful for personnel in construction, marine, oil and gas exploration and production and manufacturing units, and employers as it will enable them to fulfill training obligations set by the Ministry of Labour. The course has been produced to applicable International Standards (BS, ASME & OSHA etc.) and Regulations.

Benefits of the Course:

After completing the training successfully, the delegates will be able to acquire the following practical
knowledge & skills: Understanding of the different types of lifting appliances & lifting accessories (loose
gear), SWL, WLL, required PPEs, load weight calculation, center of gravity, lifting point, lifting gears
selection, inspection, types of hitches, sling angle, lifting area safety checks, safe use of lifting accessories,
knowledge of different types of cranes, general maintenance, crane operator manual and logbook, limit
switches, load indicator, capacity chart and range diagram. rigging study, method statement, job safety.

Course Content:


• Course introduction
• LOLER regulation
• Roles & responsibilities
• Crane manuals
• Crane mates & Outrigger
• Area calculations
• Ground & environment conditions
• Different types of Mobile Cranes


• Different types of Lifting Gears
• Distance Between Lifting Points Affects
the Sling Angles
• Multi Leg Chain Slings – Grade 8
• Mode Factors
• Common Lifting Accessory Weights
• Simple Formulas 1,2,3 7 4
• Chain Slings, Wire Rope Slings, Shackles,
Spreader Beams, Endless Round & Flat Web
• General Purpose Slinging Practice
• Slinger/Signalers Do’s and Don’ts
• Recommended Hand Signals BS 7121


• Risk Assessment Guidance
• Method Statements Guidance
• Job Safety Plane
• Lift category & load hazards
• Crane Drawing Information
• Crane Drawing Aid Telescopic Mobile


• 6 Monthly Thorough Examination Report
for Lifting Accessories
• 12 Monthly Thorough Examination Report
for Lifting Equipment
• EC Declaration of Conformity for Lifting
• EC Declaration of Conformity for Mobile
• Technical Information Note
• Proof Load Testing
• Thorough Examination for Mobile Cranes
• Weekly Crane Inspection Report
• Drawing Aid Telescopic Mobile Cranes

Course Duration:

Five (05) Day – Theory, Assessment & Written Examination


Max. 15 – Min. 05


Familiarity with basic trigonometric calculations, physics formulae, crane operation and construction site/industrial yard activities. Fluency in English language is required for course attendees.

Course Venue:

Courses are held at the RICI Training center but alternatively can be held at a client’s premises and tailored to the client’s needs and convenience. For tailored courses, the numbers will be dependent on facilities available.

Delegate Assessment:

Delegates will be assessed based on their progress throughout the course & written examination at the end of the course. A certificate of competence will be issued to delegates deemed to have achieved a satisfactory standard.

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