Job Description

This A40 Signaller Slinger CPCS training course is for Operators who want to take a CPCS test to gain their Red Trained Operator Card.

Cost from £725+VAT

We offer 2 types of courses:-

A40 Beginners – this is a 2 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators with little to no experience.

A40 Advanced – this is a 1 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators with experience of slinging and signalling day to day.

A40 Signaller Slinger Course Details

  • Signaller Slinger roles and responsibilities.
  • Regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use inspection checks.
  • Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads.
  • Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory.
  • Ensure load balance, security and integrity.
  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location.
  • Accurately place loads.
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Carry out-of-service and securing procedures.

 

Testing and Further Courses

Theory Test – a verbal test with one to one questions with the tester.

Practical Test – a test including:-

  • Check equipment for function and serviceability including slings.
  • Establish the weight and features of each load, communication method and lifting accessory prior to lifting.
  • Lift 3 different loads from ground level to various specifications including, 180° and 360° slews.
  • Land the loads at various points with various different radius.
  • All loads to be made safe following each activity.

You will need to undertake a Health & Safety test within 2 years.

Next step – CPCS blue competence card and NVQ Level 2.

 

A40 Training Video