Appointed lifting person as per ADNOC OFFSHORE requirements

Course Objectives:

Course will provide the candidates with the underpinning knowledge, to be able to understand their roles and responsibilities when planning lifting operations, making risk assessment and lifting plane as per current local / international and client regulations

Duration of the Course:

Four (4) days

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum qualification that the participant must have are:

  • Have had adequate training experience and be competent to act as an appointed person or focal point nominated by management to be in over-all control of the lifting operations. Be educated to a minimum of secondary level and be experienced of not less than 5 years in the same area of application to carry out the same job..
  • Have a good command of the English language
  • Have strong administrative and supervisory skills to schedule, monitor and control the "lifting equipment" personnel lifting operations.

Course Contents:

Day 1: Rigging and Slinging

  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Terms and definitions of various lifting/rigging terminology
  • Introduction to various types of slings (webbing slings, wire rope slings and chain slings)
  • Pre-use inspection of various types of slings
  • Rejection criteria of lifting accessories
  • Types of lifting hitches
  • Sling angles
  • Determining the slings capacity
  • Types of Shackles, eye bolts and hooks, chain block , turn buckles and their inspection
  • Proper lifting techniques
  • Communication and Hand Signals during Lifting
  • Hazards associated with lifting and cranes work
  • Lifting & Handling General Principles

Day 2: Crane Operation

  • Types of cranes
  • Illustration of various components of cranes
  • Proper set up of cranes
  • Introduction of various types of cranes
  • Safety precaution during cranes routine work
  • Pre-use inspection
  • How to read and understand the load charts of various cranes
  • Stability of cranes and factors that affects the stability and strength of the cranes
  • Introduction for using the RCI/LMI
  • Practical

Day3: Lifting Plan

  • Categorization of lifts
  • Rules and responsibilities of personnel
  • Risk assessment
  • Method statement
  • Setting up- cranes and ground condition
  • Calculation of loads weights
  • Calculation of slings capacities in relation to their angles
  • Theoretical exercises

Day 4: Examination and Review (and candidates must achieve 70% as a passing rate)

Validity of Certificate:

As per agreed quotation

If you would like to organize an in-house training at a location other than listed above, please fill out the form.


  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • World-class training – by learning from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists

    • Interactive learning style – with interactive formats such as lectures, illustrations and simulations are used

    • Networking opportunity – where you can meet and build network with like-minded individuals at our instructor-led training

    • Gain a competitive edge – by getting trained by experts known in the fields of safety, security and sustainability

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