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Slinger Signaller/Banksman

Slinger Signaller/Banksman training would be delivered to you on your own site; you would need to supply the lifting equipment and slings etc. Basic training must be conducted off the job, however during later stages of the training some work tasks may be able to be incorporated once candidates have reached an acceptable standard of safe operation. Every endeavour is taken to minimise the impact on normal working operations and ensure that training is relevant and industry specific.

Slinger Signaller/Banksman
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You will learn

  • Legal duties
  • Responsibilities
  • Lifting tackle types and uses
  • Understanding of equipment limitations
  • Weight Estimation
  • Care and maintenance of equipment
  • Hooking up procedures
  • Communication and signals

This course qualifies you to attach and sling loads of any weight and size with any kind of lifting equipment. Signal the operators of lifting equipment using recognised signals and procedures. Operate as a Slinger Signaller/Banksman on any site in the UK with permission of the person responsible for site H&S. It does not qualify you to act as an appointed person for slinging operations or instruct/ supervise others who have not received formal training as a Slinger Signaller.

Candidates per course

Maximum of 3 delegates per day.

Course fees

  • BSG Members – £415 + VAT*
  • Non-members – £520 + VAT*

*Additional to these prices is mileage and overnight accommodation if necessary. Above prices are a standard daily rate for all candidates and not the cost per person. Course durations are determined by the accrediting body and are dependent on candidate experience and numbers. Prices quoted include certification and ID Cards where applicable.

Course venue

Slinger Banksman training would be delivered to you on your own site. You would need to supply the machine/equipment and an area to conduct the training.

20% discount for BSG members on all courses

We offer a range of membership packages to suit your business needs so why not become a member today.

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