Join Climbing Pioneer and Journeyman Rigger Perry Beckham in Performance Rigging Fundamentals Course

PB course


Course Summary:
Performance Rigging Fundamentals Course
 orients aspiring riggers and performers to the rigging systems common to Vancouver’s motion picture industry for flying or motivating inanimate objects and performers and the tools, materials, techniques, terminology and industry best practices to efficiently engineer, assemble, operate and strike such rigging systems in accordance with the WCB Act and the applicable Regulation and Guidelines.

January 22 - 26, January 29 - February 2, February. 5 - 9 (08:00-16:30)

Riggit Services, 8021 Enterprise Street, Burnaby BC, V5A 1V5, (604) 696 1481

Course Description:
This demanding course is comprised of 40 hours of intensive indoor training over five days and will orient a maximum of 8 participants to the following;
  • Governance for Performance Rigging in the BC motion picture workplace including;
    • Authorities having jurisdiction and relevant legislation (CLC/WCB/CSA/TSBC etc.)
    • Rights and obligations of Employers, Supervisors & Workers, Supervisors
    • Employer (studio/production) policy
    • Key roles and responsibilities for performance rigging with an emphasis on Supervisor responsibilities.
    • Applicable equipment standards, inspection requirements and procedures.
  • Workplace planning, efficient system layout and collaboration with other departments and workers.
  • Hazard/Risk Assessment and management per OHS requirements including Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and appropriate application of the Hierarchy of Hazard Controls.
  • Fall Prevention training using Fall Restraint and appropriate application of the Hierarchy of Fall Protection.
  • Common Performance Rigging tools, equipment, materials and terminology.
  • Performance Rigging system engineering including; anticipated working loads, working load limits, compound forces, required safety margins and design factors, material properties and capacity and force limiting.
  • Correct command, control and communications during Performance Rigging operations and filming.
To Register:
Please contact Perry Beckham at (604) 816-4281 or to register.
Course participants are asked to send a scan or photo of the waiver with their initial on top right corner of page one, as acknowledgement they understand they will complete and sign a hard copy on the first day of the course.

Five Day Course cost $1000 plus 5% GST.  Please email an e-transfer of $1050.00 (includes GST) to  Payment is required in advance to secure a place.
ACMG Waiver - required >>