CPCS Slinger Signaller Course -CPCS A40A (All types,All duties)

£800.00 exc VAT

Courses will be conducted on the dates below; please choose a date and call us on 02031501299 to book !

Run over 4 days(Mon-Thur)

Price is all inclusive

CPCS trained operator (red) card

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Courses run weekly

Prices are all inclusive

This 4-day course is for people with limited or no experience of slinging and signalling; it is for people that want to gain entry into the lifting industry.

This course is for anyone that requires training in slinging & signalling. It is suitable for those that have received no formal instruction.

If you wish to refresh your skills, we offer a short duration course.

This course is an ideal entry point into the lifting industry.

On passing the technical tests, we will apply for the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on your behalf.

Entry requirements

CITB Health, safety and environment test passed within two years before the course start date or CPCS test date.

Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Teaching and Assessment

3 Days Training - Classroom-based and Practical Training

1 Day - CPCS Testing

We also offer a 2 day experienced worker course for candidates who do not require practical training.


This category has been amended to add endorsements against a range of lifting equipment types to cover the increased use of slingers for a wider variety of lifting operations.

The endorsements are:

A - All Types - all duties
B - All Types - static duties
C - Knuckle boom static only
D - Excavator only
E - Lift truck only

• Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator
• Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions
• Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator
• Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology
• Conform with manufacturer's requirements as per technical data, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
• Interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
• Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items
• Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them
• Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
• Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads
• Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures
• Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location
• Accurately place loads
• Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures
• Maintain safe working situations
• Carry out out-of-service and securing procedures

Group bookings attract discounts; please call 020 3150 1299 for details.

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