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CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller All Duties Experienced

The CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller All Duties Experienced course is suitable for experienced slinger / signaller operators who are looking to obtain the CPCS Red Card.

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    CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller All Duties Experienced Course Agenda

    • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their roles and responsibilities as a Slinger/Signaller.
    • Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology.
    • Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the technical data, other types of information source and the 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.
    • Accurately place loads.
    • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures.
    • Maintain safe working conditions.
    • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.


    This is a 2 day course

    CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller All Duties Course Assessment

    Candidates will take a verbal theory test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a 2 Year CPCS Category A40 Red Trained Operator License.

    Who Should Attend?

    This CPCS course is suitable for experienced slinger / signaller operators who need a formal qualification. You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the technical test at the end.

    Further Training

    Once you have achieved your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card it lasts for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.


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