About the Course

Enroll in the Introduction to the Harken Riggers Winch and learn the major benefits of using the Harken Riggers Winch in rigging and rescue operations. This piece of equipment is simple to operate and ideal for diverse applications. The designed mounted plate does not compromise strength as it's designed for fiber rope and has a load capacity rated at 4.9kN for a 10k# system.

What You'll Learn

Instructed by Brian Connell, students will learn concepts on:

  • General winch information

  • Loading the winch

  • Changing the winch to descent mode

  • And more!

Learn from One of the Best in the Industry

Learn more about Introduction to the Harken Riggers Winch’s expert instructor

  • Brian Connell

    Rigging Lab Academy Instructor | Rope Access Technician and Theatrical Rigger

    Brian Connell

    Brian Connell is PMI’s Business Development Manager. He earned his Associates Degree in business at Wyoming Technical Institute in Blairsville, PA. He worked as a theatrical rigger in various venues in the New York City area for over 7 years. Before jumping on board with PMI, Brian received his SPRAT® level 1 certification from PMI’s Vertical Rescue Solutions. When he’s not at the office you can find Brian at various climbing spots along the Front Range.

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    Unit 1: Welcome
  • 3
    Unit 3: Loading the Winch
    • 3.1 Loading the Winch
    • 3.2 Video Tutorial: Loading the Winch
  • 4
    Unit 4: Changing the Winch to Descent Mode
    • 4.1 Changing the Winch to Descent Mode
    • 4.2 Video Tutorial: Changing the Winch to Descent Mode
  • 5
    Unit 5: Wrap Up
    • 5.1 Wrap Up
  • 6
    Unit 6: Bonus Videos
    • 6.1 Bonus Video: Lance Piatt Visits Harken
    • 6.2 Bonus Video: An Interview with Bill Goggins
    • 6.3 Bonus Video: An Interview with Syd Millman & Sean Cogan

Added Perks

Additional features Rigging Lab Academy Members are enjoying

  • Certificate of Completion

    Download your personalized Certificate of Completion after completing the course.

  • 100% Self-Paced

    Go through the course material as fast or as slow as you'd like.

  • Private Discussion Board

    Ask questions, meet other students, and even chat with the course instructor.