CPCS Slinger Signaller – 4 day course Lancashire

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What is the role of the Slinger Signaller

The Slinger/Signaller is responsible for attaching / detaching the load to and from the crane or lifting equipment and directing crane movements during the lifting operation.

The slinger/Signaller is the eyes and ears of the crane operator who can’t always see everything that is happening around them. They are responsible for giving clear signals or verbal communication to the operator to ensure loads are lifted and placed safely.

If you are new to lifting then this is the best course to start with

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Target Delegates

The 4 day CPCS Slinger Signaller is ideal for candidates who are inexperienced operators who are required to undertake slinging and signalling for the movement of loads using lifting equipment.

It is also suitable for candidates who are experienced, but are required to gain the CPCS A40 all Duties Slinger Signaller card.

Candidates may be new to the role or may be those with limited experience and no formal training.

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Pre Course Requirement

Individuals can have little or no  experience of working with lifting equipment, especially mobile cranes.

For the CPCS Slinger Signaller course, you will need The Health Safety & Environment test for Operatives is required or the higher tests of the Specialist Supervisors or the Managers & professionals (MAP)

This is a 45 minute touch screen multiple choice test consisting of 50 questions. This test can be taken at various Person Vue test centres though out the country, you can arrange your own test and locate your nearest test centre by clicking here.

Revision is strongly recommended for the Health & Safety Test; revision books, DVDs and downloads are available from CITB store.

If you are struggling to get a date for the health and safety test and your training course in imminent if you are training at Lancashire you can take the HSE test at the beginning of course. Please ask for details and we will guide you through what you need to do.

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Course Content

* INEXPERIENCED OPERATIVE *

Please note the term “Banksman” does not apply to Vehicle Marshall or Traffic Management

If you require the this course please click CPCS Plant & Vehicle Marshaller.

CPCS Slinger/Signaller (A40 Endorsement A) All Types- All Duties

 

Four consecutive days

 

Course Aim and Contents:

The aim of this course is to provide candidates with practical and theoretical knowledge in order for
them to undertake the role of a slinger/signaller. Following successful completion of the course
candidates will be able to select the correct lifting accessories, attach them to loads safely and guide
the load using the appropriate hand signals.

Topics covered during this course include:

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice ‐ BS7121
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Slinging techniques
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Establishing load weight and centre of gravity
  • Proximity hazards
  • Selecting lifting accessories
  • Verifying documentation and certification
  • Attaching accessories to different loads
  • Signalling for the lifting, transferring and positioning of loads
  • Safe use of radios

Please note that the CPCS Technical (Theory) test questions are available to review prior to attending the course. Please click hyperlink below:

Theory Test Questions – for candidates

Please click here for the CPCS Practical Test Specification

Grants available for companies registered with CSkills. Please contact your local grant office for current rates.

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Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a Red CPCS Trained Operator card endorsed with the category Slinger Signaller All Types – All Duties.

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Next Stage

Please note the Red CPCS card is only valid for 2 years. Within this time you must complete your NVQ level 2 Diploma to convert from Red card to Blue card. To book your NVQ please click NVQ booking.

The Blue CPCS card is valid for 5 years.

Has your Red CPCS card expired? Please call us on 01772 623591.

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CPCS Slinger Signaller – 4 day course Lancashire

Dates: 05/07/2022 - 08/07/2022

Location: Leyland Lancashire

Availability: Full - Please Call

£945 + VAT

Full

CPCS Slinger Signaller – 4 day course Lancashire

Dates: 05/07/2022 - 08/07/2022

Location: Leyland Lancashire

Availability: Full - Please Call

£945 + VAT

Full

CPCS Slinger Signaller – 4 day course Lancashire

Dates: 12/07/2022 - 15/07/2022

Location: Leyland Lancashire

Availability: Full - Please Call

£945 + VAT

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