CSCS 3 Day new Entrant Slinger/Signaller

CSCS 3 Day new Entrant Slinger/Signaller

Safety Training

CSCS 3 Day new Entrant Slinger/Signaller

Course Date(s)

3 Day Course

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To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to work as a banksman efficiently and safely.

Course Content:

Who Will Benefit:

All those in your organisation, who are involved in lifting and slinging operations.

Course Content:

This programme will consist of a combination of classroom sessions of underpinning knowledge relating to Slinger/Signaller operations, and slinging and signalling practical work.

  • Introduction
  • Safety and PPE
  • Responsibilities of the Slinger/Signaller
  • Slinging and signalling procedures
  • Hand signals for lifting operations
  • Lifting gear inspection and storage
  • Choosing correct lifting gear
  • Assessing loads
  • Securing and balancing loads
  • Use of tag ropes in lifting operations
  • Hazards associated with blind lifting

Trainee Requirements: 

Candidates must be over 18 and have at least three months general construction experience. Candidates must also hold a current Solas Safe Pass Registration Card.

PPE Requirements:

Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest.

Course Duration

3 Days

Number of Delegates

4 Maximum per course


On successful completion of this course you will be issued with an Operator Log book and a Temporary Operator card. You are required to spend a minimum of six months slinging and signalling within a two year timeframe before you can apply for your CSCS Final Assessment. Once the log book is completed you must attend an additional 1 Day Assessment in order to receive your full Solas CSCS Operator ticket, which is valid for 5 years.

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