CPCS Slinger Signaller – CPCS Slinger

TypeExperienced & Novice

CPCS Slinger Signaller Course Aims

To deliver thorough practical and theory-based slinger and signaller training to allow the candidate to competently and safely conduct the construction plant operating role and pass the CPCS Signaller/Slinger training course Theory and Practical Tests. CPCS Slinger Signaller training is very crucial for any operating role within the construction industry. Both signaller and slinger training creates an efficient workforce that will ensure your construction work is completed efficiently to the exact requirements.

Course Content of CPCS Slinger Signaller

  • Establishing the weight and dimensions of loads and communicating this information to the crane operator
  • Selecting appropriate lifting tackle, attaching and detaching it correctly and safely
  • Directing the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions, giving clear and unambiguous signals in such a manner as to ensure the safety of personnel and plant
  • Determining the serviceability of lifting tackle maintaining and storing it correctly
  • The duties and responsibilities, as required by statute, of a slinger/signaller
  • The effects of load movement on the stability of a crane
  • Potential hazards associated with crane operation how to overcome them
  • The effect of varying the angles of multi-leg slings and how to calculate their safe working loads
  • Methods of establishing weights and dimensions of loads
  • The standard code of plant equipment signals
  • Operator problems of crane control
  • Automatic safe load indicators
  • Crane safety devices

Duration of Training

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependent on experience.

CPCS Banksman Test

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

 To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

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