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Novice & Experienced

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Max Number of Delegates: 1 - 3

Duration: 1 - 2 Days

Length of Certification: 3 Years

Accreditation: COTS Certificate or NPORS

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course outline

Who Should Attend

This programme is designed for those personnel responsible for undertaking the role of slinger/signaller and to refresh the skills needed to carry out this role effectively.​


Course Aim

This course will provide you with the basic skills, knowledge and information to safely carry out the role and duties of a slinger/signaller. Covering the use of various methods of lifting and security of products using straps, strops and chains.

Training Methods

A high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials.


COTS Llandarcy, Client Site.

Additional Information

Delegates attending this course should be 18+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation

  • What are the hazards

  • Duty of care

  • Risk assessments and safe systems of work

  • Safety signs and signals

  • Using recognised hand signals in the operation

  • Understanding weight limits

  • Selecting and attaching the correct lifting accessory

  • Movement of loads

  • Making loads safe before, during and after movement

  • PPE

  • Practical assessment



For course dates and prices, contact us today on 01792 587250

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