The Aim of the Course is to:
Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in slinging loads and guiding cranes.
The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:
Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator
Select, attach and detach appropriate lifting tackle
Direct the actions of a crane moving loads by giving clear signals to ensure safety of personnel and plant
Determine the serviceability of tackle and how to maintain and store it correctly Have sufficient knowledge and practical skills to successfully complete the CPCS Technical Test.
Who Do We Recommend Attends The Course?
All personnel required to carry out the duties of a Slinger Signaller.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;
An Introduction to the Construction Industry
Current relevant regulations
Code of signals
How to calculate safe working loads
Effects of varying the angles of multi- leg slings
Hazards associated with crane operation and how to avoid them CPCS Technical Test Theory Element
This depends on the experience and number of candidates, the ratio of candidates / machines per Instructor.
Health & Safety Training / Testing
Health & Safety Test Specific to your chosen category MUST be passed before a CPCS Technical Test can be Taken.
Testing / Certification
All candidates will complete the Full (Theory & Practical) CPCS Technical Test and on successful completion will be issued with a CPCS Red Trained Operators Card
Companies who are CITB Levy Payers can claim grants to cover some of the costs of the training and tests.