CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller Training

Foundation: 3 Days - Experienced: 2 Days

Introduction

BAM Construction Training’s CPCS A40 Slinger/Signaller training course (3 day foundation) is designed to provide novice and intermediate operators with sufficient slinger signaller training which will enable them to competently and safely carry out the role of a slinger/signaller and pass the CPCS theory/practical assessments.

We also offer a 2 day experienced worker course for candidates who do not require practical training. If you are considering this option we recommend reading the activity instructions further down this page.

Eligibility: Candidates must have a valid health, safety and environment test for operatives (OPS) within the past 2 years (also referred to as the CSCS touch screen test). We can accommodate this at our centre for a fee of £50 (inc vat).

CPCS Slinger Signaller Training - Learning Outcomes

Through a combination of targeted slinger signaller training and experience, an individual with the slinger/signaller will be able to:

Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a slinger/signaller.

Prepare the area & maintain exclusion zones. Choose relevant accessories for given load.

Name & explain the different types of lifting equipment and accessories.

Secure & detach various loads to the requisite lifting point using relevant accessories & procedures.

Conform with manufacturer requirements and relevant regulations/legislation. Undertake all pre-use checks.

Guide & control movement of loads. Accurately place loads. Comply with procedures.

Communicate with the plant operator. Identify centres of gravity & establish weights of loads.

Carry out out-of-service and securing procedures.

Activity Instructions

The following activity instructions relate to slinger/signaller endorsement A:

Check all lifting equipment for function & serviceability. Identify certification not meeting current legislation & regulations.

Lift load from ground level, land in designated area out of operators sight and detach.

Establish the weight & features of loads prior to lifting. Establish communication with lifting operator.

Attach load out of sight area & return load to original start point, land at designated place & detach accessory.

Lift load, guide to max radius, slew for 180° & land in designated area. Lift load, guide to min radius, slew for 360° & place in area.

Ensure all loads are made safe following each activity. Maintain communication with machine operator.

Guide machine to load. Lift load, position to suitable radius for travel, guide load over given route including turns.

Collect and store all lifting accessories.

CPCS A40 Slinger 2017 Pass Rates

78

A40 Slinger/Signaller Theory test

86

A40 Endorsement A (All Types - All Duties)

83

A40 Endorsement B (All Types - Static Duties)

3 Day Course (A): £975+vat

Day 1: Theory Training. Days 2: Practical Training. Day 3: Theory and Practical Tests.

2 Day Course (A): £775+vat

Day 1: Theory Training. Day 3: Theory and Practical Tests.

3 Day Course (B): £825+vat

Day 1: Theory Training. Days 2: Practical Training. Day 3: Theory and Practical Tests.

2 Day Course (B): £675+vat

Day 1: Theory Training. Day 3: Theory and Practical Tests.

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