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Trainee Rigger Scheme

CONSIDERATIONS

You should:

  • Have the right attitude - you will need to be persistent, calm under pressure, personable, responsible and trustworthy.
  • Be fit to work. Physical robustness is a consideration.
  • Be willing to work in environments which can reach extreme temperatures and can be hard on your body.
  • Be well organised, ensuring you turn up on time.
  • Consider purchasing public liability insurance. Many rigging companies won’t employ freelancers without it. Colleagues will be able to advise you.
  • Have discipline to complete your Log Book in order to make it an effective tool to record your learning and experience.
  • Be able to carry out basic calculations.
  • Be prepared to volunteer your services in order to gain experience on particular tasks which might otherwise prove difficult to attain.
  • Be over 18 to apply.