Slinger / Signaller / Banksman FAS CSCS New Entrant

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Slinger Signaller Course Duration
3 Day FAS CSCS Slinger / Signaller New Entrant Operator training courses (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

This 3 day training course is available on-site on your premises anywhere in the Republic of Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and a crane is needed for the practical. The Certificate of Thorough Examination for the crane must be in date.

The 3 Day FAS CSCS Slinger / Signaller/ Banksman course is also available at our Training Centre in Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

Slinger Signaller Certification
On successful completion of this FAS CSCS Slinger Signaller programme 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 FAS CSCS Operator ticket, which is valid for 5 years.

FAS CSCS Slinger Signaller Course Description
The 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 FAS Safe Pass Registration Card.

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

Who Should Attend?
This FAS New Entrant Slinger Signaller training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to work as a banksman. This course will prepare candidates for the FAS Slinger Signaller Assessment leading to the CSCS Slinger Signaller card (ticket) which is required for those working as banksman on construction site.

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

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will benefit?
All those in your organisation who are involved in lifting and slinging operations.