Lift operator / Rigger

Many industrial accidents and damages are caused by the incorrect use of machines and resources. A lift operator can prevent this. The lift operator or rigger training provides the right preparation, minimizes risks and contributes to a safe working environment.

Who needs lift operator training?

This certificate is indispensable for riggers (also called adjusters, pickers, or load attendants) and suitable when using a crane. A good lift operator is attentive and has spatial insight. Participation in the course does not require specific prior education. However, the participant must be 18 years or older.

Subjects covered

During this one-day training we cover:

  • Health and safety legislation and legal provisions
  • Types of cranes and tools and features
  • The permissible load and stability
  • Safety factors
  • Protection and visual inspection of hoisting equipment
  • Safe loading of loads
  • Making a ‘strapping plan’
  • Working with a lifting plan

Duration of the training and exams

The training takes one day and consists of a theory and practical part. The different hoisting and lifting devices are covered under different conditions. After successfully completing the TUV exam, the student receives a recognized certificate. The certificate obtained is personal and valid for five years.

Training dates

Training dates can be determined in consultation.

Signing up for training

Doornbos Academy provides training on location and in groups in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Doornbos Academy is affiliated with Doornbos Equipment. We direct our courses to the rented equipment. This leads to maximum applicability and therefore higher safety.

We not only focus on the correct use of the machines, but also on the most sustainable use of the machines. This gives a noticeable difference in emissions and costs. All our courses are certified nationally and/or internationally.