Rigger/ Slinger Training Package

This training package is designed for anyone wanting to start their career within the offshore industry as a Rigger/Slinger. This package will equip you with the practical and safety training required to start your first role. Someone who performs work on an offshore rig is frequently called a rigger/slinger or a rig technician. Offshore Rigger/Slingers are responsible for managing and monitoring all the various elements of a vessel’s operation, ensuring the rigging is safe for use. Duties of an offshore rigger/slinger may include monitoring, inspecting, or operating heavy equipment on an offshore rig.


There are no academic or technical prerequisites for this training package. A good standard of fitness is required. Be WINDA registered before arriving for the course.

Course Structure


  • This package includes 10 days of practical and safety training.
  • Access for 90 days to the Introduction to Offshore Wind Renewables course
  • Immediate access to CV upgrade service

This package includes:

  • Introduction to Offshore Wind Renewables course
    • If you are new to the world of Offshore Wind this course is a must have! It provides an overview of the full lifecycle of an offshore wind farm from planning to operations and maintenance. This fully online, flexible course will provide you with the background knowledge necessary to kick start to your offshore career!
  • Full Basic Safety Training GWO – These 5 modules are mandatory for all offshore personnel
    • GWO Working at Height
    • GWO Sea Survival
    • GWO Manual Handling
    • GWO Fire Awareness
    • GWO First Aid
  • OPITO Rigger Training Stage One
    • This course is widely recognised as the industry standard training for offshore rigging and lifting operations.
  • GWO Slinger Signaller
    • This course will equip you with the required knowledge and skills to conduct assigned slinger signaller tasks safely and efficiently.
  • OGUK Medical
    • Every offshore worker must pass an offshore medical examination which classifies them as medically fit to work in the offshore environment.
  • CV Upgrade
    • Your CV is key to your success in securing your dream role! This bespoke CV writing service includes direct contact with a CV specialist to create a new professional CV which has been customised for your desired job role. Your CV will be tailored to highlight your skills and experience to give you the best possible chance in your new industry!
  • Free trial subscription to Renews – Digital Renewable Publication

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