The aim of this programme is to provide them with an opportunity to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and attitudes with slinger/signaller operations, in keeping with health and safety regulations and to obtain the appropriate certification.
Please note that Safetech only run this course on a group booking basis and do not offer public dates for this course.
The programme will consist of a classroom session of underpinning knowledge relating to slinger/signaller operations, a one-hour practical test and a one-hour related knowledge test.
The candidate would be expected to:
Identify and select the appropriate type of lifting gear for different loads
Know their responsibilities under current legislation
Understand testing and inspection procedures for lifting gear and equipment
Determine the weight of loads
Attach lifting gear to a variety of loads including: balanced load, un-balanced load, rods or tubing and concrete blocks
Attach and use tag ropes to control a load
Recognise and use approved hand signals and two-way radio communications systems
Candidates for this programme must:
Have at least six months experience slinging and signaling in accordance with the 4th Schedule - of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013
The six months experience must be within the last two years.
Hold a current SOLAS SafePass Card
Have completed the Completed Candidate Pack or hold a valid New Entrant CSCS trainee operators card & fully completed log book
Be at least 18 years of age
1 x Passport Photo
PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Vis Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves.
Theory & Practical Assessment
This is a 1 Day Course.
On successful completion candidates will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate and a CSCS Card.
Maximum Participants: 4
If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).
Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.
Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.
If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.