Online learning made easy

Samson's CLASSROOM was developed to bring our expertise to rope users around the world. Today’s working environments include social distancing, rotating crews, and ever-changing technical innovations. Providing real-world 24 hours a day training to keep personnel informed of best practices in using the tools of the trade is crucial to success and safety.  

 




Time and cost-effective

With our team doing the heavy lifting, you can rest assured that trained crews are utilizing best practices, preventing incidents from occurring, and maximizing the service life of your lines. 

We have developed several courses on pertinent topics such as rope handling, inspection, fabrication, and installation to name a few. Whether it be for annual safety training requirements or to address a specific question in the field, CLASSROOM provides consistent, reliable information and includes knowledge checks to confirm the material has been absorbed. 

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AVAILABLE COURSES



Classroom
Introduction

Classroom provides virtual training tools on the most important topics related to line management – everything from installation to line life cycle management & retirement. Whether it be personnel onboarding, a refresher course, or required specialized training regularly updated content delivered by Samson experts will enable comprehensive and consistent training.



Fabrication
Techniques

This course is a necessary first step to familiarize yourself with the terminology, preparation, tools and how to check your completed unit. You will have access to downloadable PDF instructions, visual aids, splicing templates and much more. This course will explain how to mark, measuring, and account for variables like clear rope and consumption. For those wanting splicer certification, Fab 101 will provide the details, knowledge, and tools that you will needed in preparation to move towards certification.



Inspections:
12-Strand

This course will review the common types of damage that can occur with synthetic 12-strand rope, as well as best practices to perform a routine line inspection.



Inspections:
Double Braid & Jacketed

Key differences in construction, inspection, and repair all impact the decision to use a jacketed line in every application. In this course, we will cover the key differences between jacketed and non-jacketed ropes, performance considerations, and inspection and repair procedures so that you can be confident in the use of your lines.



Jacketed
Products

In this course we will explore jacketed products and how they differ from single braid and double braid. This course will look at performance considerations, inspection procedures, and repair considerations for jacketed products.



Product
Installation

The purpose of this course is to give trainees ability to install Samson lines utilizing the required criteria for optimal performance and use. By the end of this course, you should be familiar with all aspects of the installation of your synthetic line. Including hardware considerations, winch drum connection methods, installation preparation, and rope training.



Product
Maintenance

In this course, we will explore how to repair and assess your damaged ropes. The topics include damage assessment, repair considerations, splice tools, damage removal, and validating your repair.



Residual Strength
Testing

In this course we will cover what a Residual Strength Test is and why we perform them. We will also go through the steps needed to achieve a productive test, labeling your samples, and how use your test results.


Rope Handling
and Use

This course on line handling will provide general guidance for the proper use of Samson’s synthetic lines in the field. We will discuss best practice principles of chafe gear usage, operational considerations, equipment considerations, safety considerations, and long-term care practices.


Rope
Specifications

In this course we will go over how Samson tests ropes and what is involved in setting break strength specifications, including statistical concepts, common testing methods, as well as ongoing validation testing.



splicer certification
program overview

In this course we will cover everything you need to know about Samson's Splicer Certification program. The program includes, training requirements, certificate types, terminology, submission and evaluation of samples, as well as recertification.