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Email:
Tel: 07747 740311

Email:
Tel: 07747 740311

CPCS A40/A62 combined Slinger/ Signaller and Crane Supervisor courses

Duration: 5.0 days

Pre-requisites: Candidates must have successfully passed the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment touchscreen test for either Managers or Supervisors within the past two years. 

Course Duration:

- Days One - Four: Theory and practical training
- Day Five: CPCS theory and practical tests

Course Content: 

During the training course, candidates will learn to:

Slinger Signaller

- Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
- Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology
- Conform with manufacturer's requirements as per technical data, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
- Interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
- Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items
- Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
- Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads
- Prepare and ready the area of operation
- Choose the relevant lifting accessory for a given load
- Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services
- Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures
- Ensure load balance, security and integrity
- Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location
- Accurately place loads
- Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
- Maintain safe working situations
- Carry out out-of-service and securing procedures

Crane Supervisor

 

- Explain the duties and responsibilities of: an Appointed Person, a Crane Supervisor, a Crane Operator, a Slinger Signaller, a Crane Erector and maintenance personnel
- State basic requirements of legislation, regulations, and codes of practice that relate to all types of lifting duties
- Explain additional requirements for loads to be lifted from height
- Explain maintenance, inspections, thorough examination and testing requirements for lifting equipment and accessories
- State requirements that allow safe site access and egress for typical lifting equipment
- Describe setting up, erection, levelling and dismantling requirements for different types of lifting equipment and lifts
- Explain the function and use off, and use information provided by RCIs and anti-collision systems
- List different types of lifting accessories and explain typical applications
- Identify and explain relevant information relating to different types of lifting accessories i.e. markings, certificates and thorough examination reports, etc.
- Verify sling sizes and angles
- Explain slinging techniques for given loads including balanced, unbalanced and loose
- Verify appropriate lifting accessories for given types of loads in accordance with a given method statement
- Confirm weights and centres of gravity for different types of loads in accordance with a given method statement
- Describe and demonstrate different types of communication methods for lifting purposes
- Communicate the lift plan information to others involved in a lifting operation
- Report and explain positive and negative aspects of a typical lift following the operation to the Appointed Person
- Identify potential hazards and unsafe lifting practices using given lifting scenarios
- Evaluate and explain how environmental factors and the surrounding area, external to the lift zone, can affect the planned lifting operation
- Prepare an area, with exclusion zones, from given lifting plans, ensuring safe access / egress routes before, during and after the lift
- Mark the position of lifting equipment according to a given lift plan
- Verify potential proximity and underground hazards from given plans and drawings
- Confirm personnel requirements to meet the lift plan
- Mark the position of lifting accessories and prepare load spreading systems as required
- Confirm lifting equipment configurations from given plans
- Control a lifting operation using a given lift plan

To book a place on this course - please use our contact page - or call us.