Slinger Signaller, Slinger, Signaller, Slinger and Signaller

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Lantra registered training provider City and Guilds / NPTC assessment centre Advantage
Lantra Training Provider MORA02
NPTC Assessment Centre 741220

Slinger/Signaller Lantra ITA

A Slinger/Signaller is a person who works alongside crane operators and lifting teams. They are responsible for ensuring the safety of lifting operations and providing safety directions and supervising lifts. They act as the eyes and ears of a person operating a crane who may not be able to see everything that happens around them.

This training course has been developed to help candidates understand the roles and responsibilities of a Slinger/Signaller.

Who is it for?

The training course will consist of theory and practical sessions, followed by assessment. Course sessions include:

Safety and the Law
Roles and Responsibilities
Planning Lifting Operations
Fibre Sllings
Chain and Wire Rope Slings
Shackles and Eyebolts
Practical Preparation for Lifting Operations
Practical Lifting Operations
Theory Assessment.

Course content

  • Describe the key requirements of health and safety legislation
  • Define the responsibilities of those involved in lifting operations
  • Interpret and apply the information within lifting plans
  • Explain the use and limitations of equipment and accessories
  • Describe how to care, maintain and store equipment and accessories
  • Locate and interpret information located on tags and labels
  • Inspect lifting equipment and accessories before and after use
  • Evaluate loads and select the most appropriate lifting equipment
  • Create a basic lift plan
  • Demonstrate how to attach and prepare a variety of loads for movement using the appropriate equipment and accessories
  • Employ clear methods of communication and signals to direct safe movement of the load
  • Demonstrate how to safely detach and store lifting equipment on completion of movement.
Slinger/Signaller Course

Course summary

  • Title: Slinger/Signaller
  • Cost: £190+VAT per person to include Lantra training, assessment, certificate, and ID card

    Prices may vary depending on location and/or numbers
  • Duration: 1 day

The role of a Slinger/Signaller requires good observation and concentration skills in order to keep operators and other site personnel safe


This is a Lantra ITA course

This means the training and assessment is carried out during the course by your instructor. You will receive both a certificate of training and an ID card (if you provide a photo!) This method saves time and is usually cheaper although the level of training is identical to Independent Assessment.