Any employee who may be required to sling and lift workplace equipment as part of their normal work activities.
The Slinger and Lifting course is to provide selected delegates with a basic underpinning knowledge of lifting and slinging to enable them to carry out their lifting operations in accordance with statutory requirements and without risk to health.
The Slinger and Lifting course content is quite substantial and covers the following areas:
- Current legislation
- Downrating of Lifting Equipment
- Equipment selection
- Hand signals
- Safe use of general lifting equipment
- Sling configurations
- Pre-use inspection of general lifting equipment
Upon successful completion of the Slinger and Lifting course including a theory and practical test, candidates will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance which aids in addressing the various legislative requirements placed upon employers to ensure their employees are competent. The course includes a substantial handout for future reference and workbook examples which are completed during the course.
Candidates are required to bring suitable PPE with them on this course:
- Hard hat
- Steel toe capped boots
- High vis vest
- Safety gloves
- Safety glasses
No previous experience is needed.
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.