OPITO Rigger Competence Assessments (Stage 3 or 4)

The OPITO Rigger route to competence certification and reassessment includes four stages.

Stages 3 and 4 are the OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment which include:

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Assessment Overview

An OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment requires delegates to demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to fulfil the role of a rigger safely and effectively.

Delegates are required to pass both a written and practical assessment over two days.


OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 3

Assessment Objectives

Delegates completing an OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 3 will be able to;

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to fulfill the role of a rigger safely and effectively

Assessment Content

An OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 3 includes;

  1. Knowledge assessment - a 'closed book' written test with a pass mark of 80%
  2. Practical assessment - leading and assisting in two lifting operations which will be conducted on AIS Training's large, state-of-the-art rigging frame within the Rigging and Lifting centre of excellence

Prerequisites

In order to complete an OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 3, delegates must have:

  • Successfully completed the OPITO Rigger Stage 1 training (and hold a valid and in-date certificate)
  • Successfully completed the OPITO Rigger Stage 2 workplace experience (and hold a completed OPITO Stage 2 logbook)

OR

  • Possess sufficient and relevant work experience eligible to go directly to the OPITO Stage 3 assessment (and have a formal letter from their employer or senior employer verifying the experience)

OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 4

Assessment Objectives

Delegates completing an OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 4 will be able to;

  • Demonstrate that they have maintained the competence required for the rigger role

Assessment Content

An OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 4 includes;

  1. Knowledge assessment - a 'closed book' written test with a pass mark of 80%
  2. Practical assessment - leading and assisting in two lifting operations which will be conducted on AIS Training's large, state-of-the-art rigging frame within the Rigging and Lifting centre of excellence

Prerequisites

In order to complete an OPITO Rigger Competence Assessment Stage 4, delegates must hold:

  • A valid OPITO approved Stage 3 or Stage 4 rigger certificate

Rigging and Lifting Handbook

The RigEx Rigging and Lifting Handbook is a pocked-sizes book available to provide essential information throughout your training and in your job roles. The handbook is available to purchase with your training >>