Jay Glerum Rigging Masterclass Pennsylvania

Intermediate Level
IMG_1519Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Monday December 10 & Tuesday December 11, 2018
8:30am – 5pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Please check back in January for the 2019 schedule.

If you'd like to be added to the waiting list please email Karen.Greenfield@usitt.org and let her know. If any seats become available, we'll fill them in the order we received each request.

  • Carnegie Mellon University
    5000 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • December 10 & 11, 2018
    8:30am – 5pm

Intermediate track is for those familiar with rigging basics and the safe operation of a counter weight system or those who have taken the Entry Level course and seek to advance their skills.
This class qualifies for 14 ETCP renewal credits.

Curriculum to be covered CMU_logo_stack_jpeg_(002)

  • Review of Breaking Strength, Design Factor, Working Load Limit
  • Physics of Loads and Forces
  • Beam Loading and Cantilevers
  • Truss Basics – inspection and general principles
  • Mechanical Advantage
  • Bridle Rigging
  • Overview of basic automation controls
  • Out of balance loading situations for counter weight systems


  • Ed Leahy – Head Trainer and Cruise Ship Division Manager, Chicago Flyhouse, Inc. ETCP Certified Rigger, ETCP Recognized TrainerETCP-Approved_Training
  • Jonathan Deull - ETCP Certified Rigger, ETCP Recognized Trainer

Intermediate Level
Registration  - Sept 5 - Nov 1 - $299
Late Registration  - Nov 1 - Dec 3 - $349

Housing: Participants are responsible for reserving their own housing.


Sponsored by:

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