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
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
Types of accessories and use
Down rating of accessories
Establishing load weight and centre of gravity
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.