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.

NPORS accredited

Our Location

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