OPITO Stage 1 Initial Training Programme

Allied training Services is an industry leader for the delivery of Rigging and Lifting training and assessments. All of our technical instructors and assessors have many years of experience within the offshore and onshore oil & gas sector.

Training and assessment courses are delivered to OPITO standards for the offshore oil and gas sector.

The assessment is aimed at all those personnel who carry out rigging and lifting operations in the workplace and those who supervise such work

Rigger Training (Stages 1 and 2

Aim and objectives:

The aim and objectives of the OPITO Stage 1 Initial Training Programme are to provide the delegate with knowledge of the rigging principles, general hazards and risks of rigging and lifting operations, an awareness of relevant legislation and regulation, and an opportunity to practice basic rigging operations following a lifting plan. Stage 2 takes place on-site where personnel will complete workforce requirements under supervision.

Target audience:

The target group for Stage 1 of the Rigger Training programme is personal who have had little or no training or experience in rigging and lifting operations. Stage 2 is for personnel that have successfully completed stage 1 and wish to gain relevant supervised workplace experience that would enable them to undertake the OPITO Rigger Stage 3 Competence assessment.

Delegate pre-requisites:

There are pre-requisites for Stage 1. To complete Stage 2, delegates must hold a valid OPITO approved Stage 1 Rigger Training certificate.

Training durations:

The optimum ‘contact time’ for Stage 1 is 24 hours and can be carried out at an OPITO approved training provider. Stage 2 takes place over a 2 year period.

Validity:Stage 1 is valid for 2 years. There is no expiry  on Stage 2.

Back to All Courses

HOME          ABOUT US          TRAINING          COURSES & DATES          ALLIED OFFSHORE          GALLERY          LATEST NEWS          CONTACT ALLIED


Company (if applicable)




Enquire For This Course




Courses & Dates

Allied Offshore

Latest News



Allied Training Services

20 - 24 Wellington Street


AB11 5BT

T ; 01224 596669

E : info@alliedtrainingservices.co.uk

T : 01224 596669    E : info@alliedtrainingservices.co.uk