Hook Tender

This program of courses has been developed by industry experts and contain the foundational knowledge specifically for dedicated courses developed specifically for Hook Tenders.  Also available with the program, are four optional courses that offer additional knowledge and are recommended to enhance the program material.

Note: Employers should use on-the-job training and assessments along with the online training to ensure a worker is competent for this occupation. Click here for more information.

Learning Outcomes

Completion of required courses:

  • 1013 – Describe Rigging Components and Basic Rigging Practices
  • 1014 – Describe and Apply Advanced Rigging Practices
  • 1015 – Plan Block for Yarding
  • 1016 – Plan and Manager Day-to-Day Activities for Yarding
  • 1026 – Apply Hook Tender Skills

 Duration & Delivery

This program of courses will take approximately 5.5 hours for the required courses and 1 hour for each optional course. This is an online program of courses with self-paced, flexible 24/7 access and the expectation of participants completing the course within six months of enrollment.


No cost – free online training.


Click on the online training link in this section to access the Learning Centre.  Search the Course name in the Self-Enroll course list, click on course name, click on Self-enrollment (Student) to enroll.    If you don’t already have a username and password, click on the Create New Account button on the Learning Centre log in screen to self-register.               

Online Training