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Vally Plant Training

Call: 0800 689 1793

Mobile: 07724 967694
Vally Plant Training

Call: 0800 689 1793

Mobile: 07724 967694

Newton Farm Business Park

Ashchurch, Tewkesbury, Gloucester GL20 7BE

NPORS Slinger Signaller Training

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Slinger Signaller Training £895.00

The aim of the NPORS Slinger Signaller Training is to provide both theoretical and practical training in the safe and efficient operation of slinging and moving loads using hand signals or radios. On successful completion of the slinger course you will be issued with the NPORS Slinger Signaller trained identity card with or without the CSCS Logo

Slinger Signaller Training or testing can be carried out on your site or ours

NPORS Slinger Signaller Test £320.00

NPORS Slinger Signaller Experienced Worker Test .This test is for operators who have received some form of training in the past or alternatively has been operating as a Slinger Signaller for a period of time. If you are unsure if you qualify to go down the test route please contact us to discuss this in more detail.This test is held at our test centre in Gloucestershire or at your site nationwide. Discounts are available for multiple bookings

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Slinger Signaller Course Contents:

A Slinger Signaller course typically covers a range of topics related to the safe operation of lifting equipment and the signalling procedures involved in crane and lifting operations. While specific course contents may vary depending on the training provider and the regulations of the region, here’s a general outline of what will be included:

1. Introduction to Lifting Operations:

    • Overview of lifting equipment and machinery.
    • Importance of safe lifting operations.
    • Legal and regulatory requirements for lifting operations, LOLLER, PUWER and BS 7121.

2. Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Duties of the slinger signaller.
    • Understanding the roles of other personnel involved in lifting operations (crane operator, banksman, etc.).
    • Importance of effective communication and coordination.

3. Health and Safety:

    • Risk assessment and hazard identification.
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements.
    • Safe working practices around lifting equipment and machinery.

4. Lifting Equipment and Accessories:

    • Types of lifting equipment (cranes, hoists, slings, etc.).
    • Inspection and maintenance requirements for lifting gear.
    • Proper selection and use of lifting accessories.

5. Signals and Communication:

    • Standard hand signals for crane operations.
    • Radio communication procedures.
    • Clear and effective communication techniques.

6. Load Identification and Weight Estimation:

    • Methods for identifying loads and determining their weights.
    • Estimating centre of gravity and load stability.

7. Slinging Techniques:

    • Types of slings and their applications.
    • Correct methods for attaching and securing loads.
    • Precautions for different types of loads (e.g., fragile, hazardous).

8. Lifting Operations Planning:

    • Pre-lift checks and planning considerations.
    • Site-specific factors affecting lifting operations (e.g., terrain, weather).
    • Emergency procedures and contingency planning.

9. Practical Exercises and Demonstrations:

    • Hands-on training with lifting equipment and machinery.
    • Practice sessions for signalling and communication.
    • Simulation of real-world lifting scenarios.

10. Assessment and Certification:

    • Written tests to assess theoretical knowledge.
    • Practical assessments of signalling and slinging skills.
    • Certification upon successful completion of the course.

It’s essential for the course to provide a balance of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to ensure that participants can effectively carry out their duties as slinger signallers in various lifting operations. Additionally, the course should emphasise the importance of safety and adherence to regulations throughout all aspects of lifting operations.

Why Book Your Test With VPT

  • Slinger Signaller Training Available 7 days a week to suit your business requirements.
  • VPT have a team of friendly and approachable instructors, who have a wealth of knowledge of the Slinger Signaller and the construction industry
  • We have our own training centre conveniently located close to the M5 junction 9, In Tewkesbury. With its own purpose-built practical training area to simulate an actual working environment as a slinger signaller
  • Our slinger signaller training and test packages are priced to be competitive. Discounts are available for multiple bookings
  • We can send a fully qualified NPORS slinger Tester to your site nationwide, to reduce the amount of time away from work

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Slinger Signaller Course Duration

Novice: 2 days, maximum of 3 candidates

Experienced Worker Test: 1 day test only, maximum of 6 candidates.

Location: Tewkesbury Training Centre

At Our Customers Site*: Our instructors travel throughout the UK to deliver the slinger signaller training

*Mileage and accommodation charges may apply



Traditional card – lasts for 5 years and is mainly accepted with housebuilders, utilities, port and marine as proof of competence OR

NPORS card with CSCS logo – accepted by all major building contractor’s. The initial card is the RED trained operator card which lasts for 2 years and can be upgraded to BLUE competent operator card further to completion of relevant NVQ.

CSCS Health & Safety Test

If you require the NPORS Slingers Red operator card with the CSCS logo on then you must have completed the operatives health and safety test within the last two years.

In house certificates: suitable as proof of operator competence accepted for insurance and HSE compliance.

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