To become a rigger you must be 18 years of age, able to read, write, and speak English, and pass a written, oral and practical test. There are two certificates, Senior and Master, and four ratings, Back, Chest, Seat and Lap. Other requirements are: Senior Riggers, must have packed at least 20 types for each rating sought, pass an oral and practical test. Master Riggers must have a minimum 3 years experience, have packed at least 100 of two rating types and pass a oral and practical test. We offer a senior training course that covers the minimum requirements for taking the test. Initial Course, One Rating: $1,800.00 Each Additional Rating: $550.00 Per Rating (This does not include testing fees) Email us for course schedules and information.