Banksman Slinger Signaller BS1

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

The Banksman Slinger Signaller Course provides a good theory knowledge of site and slinging safety regulations.

It enables the Course candidate to identify safe and faulty equipment; to lift safely according to specific crane types and to understand the importance of communication.

This course also covers how to move, sling up and position loads correctly, irrespective of weight, shape and location.



The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS

Site safety – PPE – Area hazard & Risk Assessment

Inspections and Identifying Lifting Equipment – Safe Working Loads

Types of Crane – Safety & Slinging Applications

Safe Working Loads – Crane & Load Stability

Hand & Radio Signalling – Observations

Crushing Points and other Lifting Aids

Practical Slinging & Lifting

Practical Assessment Test

Theory Test

Course Closing Summary



As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day

Novice Course: 2 days

Instructor Machinery Ratio


Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

6 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

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