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Slinger Signaller


Who Should Attend?
This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn how to operate a Slinger / Signaller in the Lifting Industry, and that wish to gain NPORS Slinger/Signaller Certificate and a Operator Card.

The Aim
Our Slinger / Signaller training course 2 days is designed to provide novice operators with sufficient Slinger / Signaller training which will enable them to competently and safely operate a Slinger / Signaller and pass the NPORS theory/practical assessments.

Candidates must have a valid CITB Operative Test (OPS) within the past 2 years (also referred to as the CSCS touch screen test).
We can accommodate this at our centre for a fee of £45 (inc vat).
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Your course will be delivered at our CPCS & NPORS Training Centre, just outside of Frome. We have on-site facilities, training areas and a classroom to deliver all required practical and theory training. Upon successful completion of the test, you’ll be issued with an Operators Slinger / Signaller Card. These cards are issued by NPORS, and valid for 5 years. All candidates will be tested and supervised by one of our fully accredited NPORS Instructors. This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant statutory provisions and Approved Codes of Practice.
  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a Slinger / Signaller.
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions.
  • Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non serviceable items.
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service.
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads.
  • Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger / Signaller use.
  • Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity.
  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Carry out all out of service and securing procedures

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