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Rigger/Signal Person

Practical Examiner

A Rigger/Signal Person Practical Examiner (RSPE) is an individual certified in accordance with the NCCER Rigger and Signal Person Operator Certification Program to deliver rigger and signal person practical examinations. Certified RSPEs must be affiliated with an NCCER Rigger/Signal Person Endorsed Accredited Assessment Center.

RSPE Certification Requirements

The following requirements must be met in order to become an NCCER certified Rigger/Signal Person Practical Examiner must:

  • Have approval of an NCCER Accredited Assessment Center;
  • Have at least five years of documented related experience or equivalent related training/education, verified by NCCER;
  • Form 901R and resume must be submitted to for verification and approval
  • Successfully pass the NCCER Advanced Rigger and Signal Person assessments, prior to being approved to attend RSPE training;
  • Successfully complete the RSPE training program;
  • Have current NCCER Master Trainer, Craft Instructor, or Performance Evaluator certification or successfully complete the NCCER Instruction Certification Training Program (ICTP) or the abbreviated ICTP for performance evaluators (Modules 1 and 9).

RSPE Training Program

Training topics include:

  • Requirements, responsibilities and liabilities of the Rigger and Signal Person Certification Program;
  • Confidentiality requirements of the Program
  • Matching assessments to the appropriate practical examinations;
  • Application of practical exam procedures;
  • Setup and administration of all levels of rigger and signal person practical examinations;
  • Required paperwork;
  • Policies and procedures of the Program.

Rigger/Signal Person Practical Examiner Programs

Please see our Class Schedules & Registration page for more information.