Course details

  • Duration 2 days (Day 1 - 9am to 5:30pm, Day 2 - 8:30am to 5:30pm)
  • Cost £450+VAT
    (Includes lunch and refreshments)
  • Next Course 29th Jan 2020 -
    30th Jan 2020

About this course


This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. 

This course is ideal for a wide cross section of people, from industry novices with an interest in rigging, to technicians working with rigging equipment, and professional riggers wanting a refresher course to sharpen their skills.

  • Next Course: Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th January 2020

Topics covered

  • Regulations, Guidance & Standarnds
  • Working at Height
  • Basic Lifting Principles
  • Truss Theory, Beams, Load distribution, Bridles & Angled Loads
  • Hoist Operation & Electrical Safety
  • Rescue Planning


Backstage Academy is based on Production Park in South Kirkby on the outskirts of Wakefield, West Yorkshire - perfectly situated in the very centre of the UK with easy access to major cities and airports in Britain by road or rail.

On-site training

All of our training programmes can be delivered at Backstage Academy or at your premises, if suitable (minimum delegate number applies). 

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