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Basic Slingers Training Course

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Course Overview - Get a Quote

The course is specifically aimed at providing a basic introduction to users of lifting equipment with safe techniques for slinging and lifting operations.

Course Aims:

To provide the necessary information, instruction, and training in slinging techniques in order for delegates to perform the function of slinger for Lifting Operations.

Course content

The basic slinger's course covers the following areas:

  • Current Legislation
  • Downrating of Lifting Equipment
  • Equipment Selection
  • Hand Signals
  • Safe Use of General Lifting Equipment
  • Sling Configurations
  • Pre Use Inspection of General Lifting Equipment

Delegates will undergo practical training at your site to ensure safe practices are used as a major part of the course. A certificate of attendance will be issued which aids in addressing the various legislative requirements placed upon employers to ensure their employees are competent. The course includes a handbook for future reference.

Who will benefit?

All those in your organisation involved in the use slings, lifting accessories and lifting equipment

Training methods

Lectures, printed course material, hands on equipment, practical exercise, and pre-use inspection exercise.


Successful delegates will receive a certificate on completion.

Course duration/Number of delegates

The course is designed for up to 8 delegates at any one time and is held over a full working day, typically 09:00- 16:00. Course dates subject to confirmation.

Courses held onsite at a client's premises, subject to location and suitability.

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