Banksman/Ringer slinger Operator Training

Course Overview

The course provides information on the safe and correct use of lifting equipment and accessories and best practice to promote a safer environment for persons involved. The course is according to industry approved standards.

Course Structure

The course is a mix of theory and practical with a bias towards practical exercises. Delegates are evaluated by means of an examination.

Course Content

The syllabus designed to ensure that on completion of training the delegates will be able to:

  • Identify common unsafe practices and probable consequences
  • Understand lift planning
  • Relate to crane lifting related incidents
  • Understand relevant legislation applicable to lifting operations
  • Understand basic functions of a crane
  • Understand crane hand and radio signals
  • Understand lifting operation risk assessment
  • Understand responsibilities of a banksman/slinger
  • Understand safe and correct methods of slinging loads, correct use and care of equipment (includes pre-use examination of equipment and identification of defects)

Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3 certification available