CSCS Slinger/Signaller (Banksman) - Experienced Operator

Safetech Consulting and Training

Upcoming Courses:

22 Jun 2023 at Drumkeen Training Centre

23 Jun 2023 at Drumkeen Training Centre

20 Jul 2023 at Drumkeen

21 Jul 2023 at Drumkeen Training Centre

CSCS Slinger/Signaller (Banksman) - Experienced Operator


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
  • PPS Number
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Vis Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves.

Method of Delivery

  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Practical demonstration
  • Theory & Practical Assessment


1 Day


On successful completion candidates will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate and a CSCS Card

Maximum No. of participants


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