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CPCS - A40a Slinger Signaller - All Duties

Slinger/Signaller Operator course with practical training session and assessment. 

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Product number: CPCS_A40A_N|1424

To 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.
 
If you are booking with less than 3 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0345 605 0006 to confirm this course.

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their roles and responsibilities as a Slinger/Signaller
  • Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology
  • Conform to Manufacturer’s requirements as per the technical data, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation
  • Interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non- serviceable items
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
  • Identify centres of gravity, establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator
  • Prepare and ready the area of operation
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures
  • Ensure load balance, security and integrity
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions
  • Assess and confirm that the area for machine movement is suitable for manoeuvring activities and contains suitable locations to undertake marshalling duties (endorsements A, D and E)
  • Control loads during pick-and-carry duties (endorsements A, D and E)
  • Accurately place loads
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
  • Maintain safe working conditions - determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Theory Test - sample questions
  • Practical Test - sample assessment

Potential and existing operators who have received no formal instruction and those requiring refresher training.

Pre-requisites

You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues. The relevant CITB Health Safety & Environment touchscreen test must be current and in date (completed within the last 24 months).

Failure to arrive on the course with the relevant test completed and in date, will result in your not being permitted to undertake the exams at the end of the course. No refund will be given for exams cancelled as a result of you not having the relevant test completed.

More information can be found on the CITB website.

Your booking can only be confirmed once we receive the following information:

  1. Existing CSCS Card Number
  2. NI Number
  3. D.O.B.

We'll be in contact within 48 hours after you make your booking to collect further information prior to confirming your space on the course.

This course will give delegates a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests).

Trained Operator Card (RED)

The Trained Operator Card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace until measured as competent against national standards. Experienced and able operators may hold a Trained Operator Card whilst being measured against national standards through an SVQ or NVQ.
 
Once you've obtained your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card, it will last for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.

Competent Operator Card (BLUE)

The Competent Operator Card tells the observer that the holder has demonstrated a level of health and safety awareness through the CITB Health, safety and environment test, underpinning knowledge previously through a CPCS theory test, operating ability previously through a CPCS practical test and operating competence on the type of plant (evidenced by an SVQ or NVQ or employer confirmation of competence).

To 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.
 
If you are booking with less than 3 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0345 605 0006 to confirm this course.

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their roles and responsibilities as a Slinger/Signaller
  • Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology
  • Conform to Manufacturer’s requirements as per the technical data, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation
  • Interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non- serviceable items
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
  • Identify centres of gravity, establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator
  • Prepare and ready the area of operation
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
  • Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures
  • Ensure load balance, security and integrity
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions
  • Assess and confirm that the area for machine movement is suitable for manoeuvring activities and contains suitable locations to undertake marshalling duties (endorsements A, D and E)
  • Control loads during pick-and-carry duties (endorsements A, D and E)
  • Accurately place loads
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
  • Maintain safe working conditions - determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Theory Test - sample questions
  • Practical Test - sample assessment

Potential and existing operators who have received no formal instruction and those requiring refresher training.

Pre-requisites

You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues. The relevant CITB Health Safety & Environment touchscreen test must be current and in date (completed within the last 24 months).

Failure to arrive on the course with the relevant test completed and in date, will result in your not being permitted to undertake the exams at the end of the course. No refund will be given for exams cancelled as a result of you not having the relevant test completed.

More information can be found on the CITB website.

Your booking can only be confirmed once we receive the following information:

  1. Existing CSCS Card Number
  2. NI Number
  3. D.O.B.

We'll be in contact within 48 hours after you make your booking to collect further information prior to confirming your space on the course.

This course will give delegates a CPCS Red Trained Operator card (on successful completion of CPCS Technical Tests).

Trained Operator Card (RED)

The Trained Operator Card confirms a level of core skills, knowledge and understanding that can be applied in the workplace until measured as competent against national standards. Experienced and able operators may hold a Trained Operator Card whilst being measured against national standards through an SVQ or NVQ.
 
Once you've obtained your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card, it will last for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.

Competent Operator Card (BLUE)

The Competent Operator Card tells the observer that the holder has demonstrated a level of health and safety awareness through the CITB Health, safety and environment test, underpinning knowledge previously through a CPCS theory test, operating ability previously through a CPCS practical test and operating competence on the type of plant (evidenced by an SVQ or NVQ or employer confirmation of competence).

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