Slinger Signaller Training

The slinger signaller training module is a one day course designed for operatives who will need to conduct slinging operations and signal a crane driver to manoeuvre the equipment to be lifted. 

This course can only take place on customers sites and an overhead crane, mobile crane or HIAB must be made available for use for the training. Up to 6 delegates can be trained per session.


Course Content


Introduction to slinging:

  • Recognition of damaged parts
  • Examination and Inspection
  • Colour Coding
  • Storage
  • Correct Use of Slings
  • Methods of Slinging
  • Use of Charts
  • Angles of Lift

  • Special loads
  • Weight Assessment
  • Choice of Equipment to suit SWL
  • Configurations
  • Centre of Gravity Calculation

Signalling and communication: 

  • Driver/Slinger Teamwork
  • Choice of signals

Load movement:

  • Load Inspection
  • Load Packing
  • Load Stacking
  • Route Planning
  • Correct Slinging
  • Positioning of load in relation to slinger
  • Movement Instruction
  • Job Completion Procedure

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Slinger Signaller Training