CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller (Novice)- Aylesbury


Pre-course Requirements

Delegates must have passed the appropriate HS&E test within the last two years prior to attending this course

Course Overview

A slinger Signaller will be the designated individual who will be working alongside the machine operator responsible for lifting loads, for example a crane operator. A Slinger Signaller is responsible for attaching and detaching the load and will be direct its operation and movement. A Slinger Signaller will use hand signals and/or radio links to communicate with the machine operator in order to direct them and ensure that the load is moved safely on site.

Course Structure

  • Safety procedures
  • Machine operation for all normal tasks
  • How to calculate weights and sizes of loads and how to inform the plant operator of these findings
  • Correctly attach accessories to a variety of loads
  • Move a variety of loads to different locations including blind lifts
  • Understanding the effects of load size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
  • Routine servicing and maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • How to select, use and maintain the appropriate lifting tackle for a job
  • Clear and accepted signals for moving a load and slinger positioning during lifts
  • Individual job responsibilities


Course Details:

  • 2 Day Course
  • Aylesbury
  • Novice Level

Additional information


24/06/2024, 08/07/2024, 27/08/2024, 23/09/2024, 21/10/2024, 25/11/2024, 05/12/2024

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