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CPCS A40 Slinger/Signaller Course

  • Course Code: CPCSA40
  • Your Venues: NO*
  • Practical: YES
  • Certification: CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card)

This A40 Slinger/Signaller CPCS Course will provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate as a Slinger/Signaller, delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training and exercises.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test at the end of the course.

Teaching and assessment:
2 days of learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
1-day assessment – CPCS theory and technical tests

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  1. Course Content

    Classroom and Practical training course covering:

    • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
    • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
    • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
    • Lifting accessories
    • Types of accessories and use
    • Slinging techniques
    • Down rating accessories
    • Sling angles
    • Communications
    • Establishing load weight and centre of gravity
    • Proximity hazards
    • Selecting lifting accessories
    • Verifying documentation and certification
    • Attaching accessories to different loads
    • Signalling for the lifting, transferring and positioning of loads
  2. Prerequisites

    Mandatory entry requirements

    CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

    In addition, it is a prerequisite for this course to have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

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