Access Trades - Rigging

qualifications and unit standards review

Access Trades - Rigging qualifications and standards review

We are reviewing the Access Trades – Rigging qualifications and standards to ensure they are fit for purpose.

These qualifications and standards are due for review as part of the regular review cycle.


Standards – please see the full list of standards up for review below.

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Standards being reviewed
Unit standardTitleLevelCredits
26351Demonstrate knowledge of ropes, and tie knots and hitches during rigging work.22
20261Select, use, care for and maintain rigging hand tools.32
20262Select, care for, maintain and use rigging portable power and/or portable compressed air tools.33
20263Select, care for, maintain and use rigging plant and equipment.33
26349Make calculations in rigging work and use graphic techniques to calculate measurements applicable to rigging.34
26350Use, select, care for and maintain common rigging equipment to lift and move loads.315
26352Work as a team member during rigging operations.312
4212Plan, inspect and transport intermediate rigging equipment.45
4213Complete intermediate rigging work.410
4214Plan, select and prepare intermediate rigging work.45
4215Complete construction rigging work.410
31660Demonstrate knowledge of safety nets and install and dismantle safety nets in rigging.45
31661Describe, select and install temporary structural anchors for rigging purposes.46
31815Plan work and prepare equipment for advanced rigging.515
31816Lead a team during crane operations.515
31817Plan for and dismantle structures and plant at advanced rigging level.510