Novice course or testing for experienced operatives carrying out the role of a Slinger/Signaller assisting lifting operations with cranes, Hiabs, or excavators when working on a construction site, demolition, quarry, waste and recycling industries.

objectiveSlinger/Signaller course objectives N402

  • Relevant Health & safety regulations
  • Understanding operator’s responsibilities
  • Hazards and danger in the work place, risk assessments, SSOW lift plans
  • P.W.E.R & L.O.L.E.R inspections
  • Communication and briefings
  • Carry out manoeuvre, setting up to lift & place loads
  • Correct shut down procedures & storage of lifting accessories
  • Theory test
  • Practical test
  • Course close & review

NPORS Photo ID card & Certificate, OR Construction Training Services Certificate.


course durationDuration & Ratios

  • Novice 2 days including test
  • Ratio for training
  • 1 x Instructor
  • 3 x trainees
  • Testing for experienced operatives
  • 1 X Instructor
  • 6 x Operatives Tests per day


Training can be carried out on customers premises.

If the customer is supplying equipment it must meet current Health & Safety standards, have relevant LOLER certification (if required) and manufacturers manual. The site must meet NPORS standards for training and testing.

Our Location

Construction Training Services Lynden House,
unit 3 Crystal Business Centre,
47 Knightsdale Road,
Ipswich, IP14JJ
Tel: 07880 704217
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