A40 Crane CPCS Slinger Signaller Course

CPCS Slinger Signaller Training Course is a 4-day course designed to provide novice and intermediate operators with slinging load training using plant machinery. The course will enable to competently and safely carry out the role of a slinger/signaller and pass the CPCS theory/practical assessments. The A40 course is Completing the course successfully will entitle you to a CPCS Red Trained Operator Card (After completing the appropriate CPCS Technical Tests).


Course Pre-requisite :

Candidates must have a valid health, safety and environment test for operatives (OPS) within the past 2 years

Course Context:

This course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical exercises which 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


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


After completing the CPCS A40 Signal/Slinger, to further your skills and knowledge its advice to follow up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

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CPCS A40 Slingler

£995.00 ex VAT

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