Slinger/Signaller Banksman Training

Course Dates

Date/TimeTimeCourse NameLocation
09/12/2020
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24
11/12/2020
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Newmarket, Co. Cork
16/12/2020
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24
13/01/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24
15/01/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Newmarket, Co. Cork
20/01/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24
22/01/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24
27/01/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24
29/01/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Newmarket, Co. Cork
03/02/2021
All Day CSCS Banksman Slinger Signaller Tallaght, Dublin 24

This is a SOLAS, Construction Skills Certification Scheme, CSCS course

The job of a slinger/signaller or Banksman requires skill and concentration as they play a vital role in the lifting team. They must know and understand both the regulatory requirements of their job and the operational requirements of the lifting operation. And they must be trained and competent in all aspects of their work.

Slinger/Signaller Banksman TrainingThe duties of a slinger/signaller include:

  • Carrying out visual pre-use checks of the lifting accessories
  • Attaching the load to the crane correctly and in accordance with the lifting plan
  • Giving the appropriate signals to the crane operator for the lifting, transferring and positing of loads in a safe manner
  • Detaching the load from the crane
  • Ensuring that the lifting accessories are stored correctly and reporting any defects

Course Details:

Theory

  • Current Legislation
  • Pre Shift Inspection
  • Hazards Associated

Practical

  • Attach lifting gear to a varied loads
  • Balanced load, & Unbalanced load
  • Bale of concrete blocks
  • Bale of tubes or rods
  • Attach and use of tag ropes to control a load
  • Recognise and use of approved hand signals

Following the Slinger/Signaller Banksman Training course, participants are given a log book. After 6 months further experience under the supervision of a CSCS ticket holder of the same category, they must pass a 1 day assessment to achieve CSCS card and QQI Certification.