Course Aims

The aim of the Slinger/Signaller Course is to provide candidates with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in slinging loads and guiding cranes to the NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) standard.

NPORS N402 - Slinger/Signaller

Who Attends

 

Course Content

 

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their duties 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 and estimate weights of loads.
  • Prepare and ready the area of operation.

Assessment
To achieve the Red NPORS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass the NPORS Theory Test and the Practical Test.
 
Location
Sibbald Limited Centre Locations
Client Site Locations
 

Knowledge

On successful completion of the course delegates will be able to: -

  • Establish and communicate to the crane operator the weight and dimensions of loads.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle, attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, maintaining and storing them correctly.
  • Transfer loads using a mobile crane in blocked duties as well as pick and carry duties.

Methods

Teaching Methods
Teaching is carried out both in a classroom environment teaching theory and within a simulated working environment with candidates using the plant machinery and practically applying the theory.

Assessment Methods
Theory & Practical Testing.

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Next Available Date:
  • Start Date

    26/08/2024

  • Availability

    3 Places

  • Duration

    2 Days

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