Slinging & Banksman - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
4 days Certificate of Completion

Course Summary

The slinger banksman course is to provide delegates with the knowledge of how to safely guide crane operators with hand and radio signals and allow personnel to carry out basic slinger procedures safely.

The slinger banksman training course consists of both theory and practical instruction including:

  •     Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  •     Provision and Use of Work Equipment (PUWER) 1998
  •     The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998
  •     Working load limits
  •     Safety certificates
  •     Safe working loads
  •     Safe operating practices
  •     Weight estimation
  •     Inspection lifting tackle
  •     Slinging methods
  •     Carrying out pre-lift checks
  •     Correctly check lifting accessories
  •     Lifting and moving
  •     Carrying out post lifting checks

Upon successful completion of the slinging and banksman course, you will receive certificate of completion.

Who is it for?

The Slinger Banksman novice course is great for novice operators who wish to be trained in slinging procedures.

You will need

Candidates are required to bring suitable PPE with them on this course:

  •     Hard hat
  •     Steel capped boots
  •     High visibility vest
  •     Safety gloves
Your skill level

No previous experience or qualifications are needed in order to take the Slinger Banksman course.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.