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Slinger / Signaller

Duration:

2 Days

Course Code:

L009 /A40

Who's it for:

For potential and existing operatives involved in the slinging and signalling of load lifts.

Accreditations

Aims and benefits:

This course introduces delegates to the methods, procedures and applications that will enable them to identify and select the appropriate type of lifting tackle when lifting and transferring loads.

Benefit: Delegate achieves carded status

Course Content:

  • Health and Safety issues
  • How to estimate and determine the weight of loads and centre of gravity
  • An understanding of all lifting tackle for various applications
  • Methods of Lifting and Slinging as well as an understanding of sling angles
  • Selection of appropriate types of lifting tackle [Ability to isolate equipment that
  • is faulty / fails to comply]
  • Pre‐inspect equipment to conform with statutory requirements
  • Procedures for fault reporting
  • A method for protecting loads from damage
  • Attaching lifting equipment to the slings
  • The use of signals
  • Carrying out a test lift / How to plan a lift

Training Methods:

  • Practical Aspect
  • Classroom/Tutorials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Practical Test
  • Written Test
  • In House Certification upon successful completion of course

Where Next?:

  • NPORS Accreditation also available subject to training and testing
  • CPCS Accreditation also available subject to training and testing
  • ITSSAR Accreditation also available subject to training and testing
  • NVQ Level 3 leading to CPCS Competency Card [Blue Card]
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