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AGC 132 Rigging and Hoisting
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Slings, hardware, hoists and hitches used in rigging operations, highlighting critical safety issues and accepted rigging techniques and practices.

Prerequisites: Student must be sponsored by an AGC contractor to enroll.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension level) Identify and describe the use of slings and common rigging hardware.
2. (Comprehension level) Describe the basic inspection techniques and rejection criteria used for slings and hardware.
3. (Comprehension level) Describe the basic hitch configurations and their proper connections.
4. (Comprehension level) Describe basic load handling safety practices.
5. (Application level) Demonstrate American National Standards Institute (ANSI) hand signals.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Per National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Standards; URL: http://www.nccer.org/assessments.aspx:
1. Successfully complete Rigging and Hoisting Module Examination #00106-00 with a score of at least 70%.
2. Performance profile tasks. Students will:
a) Select and inspect appropriate slings for a lift.
b) Given various loads, determine the proper hitch to be used.
c) Select and inspect appropriate hardware and/or lifting equipment.
d) Demonstrate and/or simulate the proper techniques for connecting hitches.