CPCS Slinger Signaller Course (A40) 2022-01-18T14:01:15+00:00

Our CPCS Slinger Signaller Course (A40)

The Slinger Signaller is one of the most highly regarded jobs on a construction site, requiring a strong degree of skill, diligence, and concentration. Working alongside the lifting teams, they provide safe direction to the crane operators. Their main responsibility is to ensure the safety of the operators, and any other workers or site visitors that could be at risk. The Slinger Signaller course will give you an opportunity to learn new skills whilst enhancing ones you may already have.

The Importance Of Slinger Signaller Training

Due to the sheer importance and responsibility involved in this role, attending a CPCS Slinger Signaller Course is necessary to ensure that you are aware of all of the procedures to follow. You will learn how to efficiently manage hazards. Here at Emerson Cranes, we are proud to offer high-quality Slinger Signalling training that will fully equip you to be able to carry out your work effectively and safely.

Why Choose Our CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller Course?

If you’re already sold on the idea of attending a course but are unsure of where to start looking, there are a number of reasons why Emerson Cranes are a perfect fit for you. We are professional, reliable and experienced in every area surrounding the crane industry. Our sheer passion for ensuring the safety of our customers drives us to deliver quality training solutions, our Slinger Signaller course is no exception. We guarantee that you will feel confident and comfortable upon finishing the CPCS Slinger Signaller course and you are fully equipped to put everything you learnt during the course into practice.

Emerson provides specialist Slinger Signaller training in:

  • A40A– All Types – all duties (Pick & Carry)
  • A40B– All Types – Static duties

We provide three levels of Slinger Signaller training to support the complete novice through to experienced staff for both A & B categories. Explore all of the CPCS Slinger Signaller Training Courses we offer in more detail below:

  • (A40) Slinger Signaller Foundation Plus – This 5 day course is designed for people with little or no experience or understanding of Slinger Signaller and provides more dedicated support to help candidates through the Theory and practical elements
  • (A40) Slinger Signaller Foundation – This 4 day course is designed for people with limited experience or understanding
  • (A40) Slinger Signaller Experienced Worker Refresher – This 3 day course is a condensed course for people with experience of slinging and signalling who need a formal qualification.  If you have limited or no experience we would recommend our full four-day or five-day courses.

If you would like more information on our CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller Course, do not hesitate to get in touch. Call us today on 020 8059 2577. We are always happy to help.

Course Details & Booking

Course Date Duration
(A40) Slinger Signaller Foundation Plus 31.01.22

14.02.22

28.02.22

28.03.22

5 days
(A40) Slinger Signaller Foundation 25.01.22

21.02.22

22.03.22

4 days
(A40a) Slinger Signaller Experienced Worker Refresher 19.01.22

16.02.22

16.03.22

3 days
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Course Title:                          (A40a) Slinger Signaller Foundation Plus

Duration:                               5 Days

Price:                                      £980 + VAT (£1176 inc VAT)

Theory Resit:                      £150 + VAT (£180 inc VAT)

Practical Resit:                  £350 + VAT (£420 inc VAT)

Training Location:           Emerson Cranes Training Centre, Freshwater Rd, Dagenham RM8 1RX

The Slinger/Signaller course is designed to give you the knowledge required to direct the crane using recognised signalling systems, and to ensure that loads are ‘as safe in the air as they are on the ground’.

We have now developed a ‘Foundation Plus course which is five days in duration. This will give candidates more practical training time to give greater preparation for the CPCS Practical Test, and to enhance post-course knowledge and skills and is designed for candidates with no site experience.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Key requirements for marshalling of plant
  • Controlling loads during pick-and-carry duties
  • Knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them.

Further Learning:
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress to attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

Qualifications received

  • CPCS trained operator (red) card on passing the CPCS technical tests.

Course Title:                          (A40a) Slinger Signaller Foundation

Duration:                               4 Days

Price:                                       £865 + VAT (£1038 inc VAT)

Theory Resit:                       £150 + VAT (£180 inc VAT)

Practical Resit:                  £350 + VAT (£420 inc VAT) 

Training Location:            Emerson Cranes Training Centre, Freshwater Rd, Dagenham RM8 1RX

The Slinger/Signaller course is designed to give you the knowledge required to direct the crane using recognised signalling systems, and to ensure that loads are ‘as safe in the air as they are on the ground’.

We offer a Foundation course which is four days in duration. This will give candidates practical training time to give greater preparation for the CPCS Practical Test, and to enhance post-course knowledge and skills and is designed for candidates with limited experience.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Key requirements for marshalling of plant
  • Controlling loads during pick-and-carry duties
  • Knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them.

Further Learning:
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress to attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

Qualifications received

  • CPCS trained operator (red) card on passing the CPCS technical tests.

Course Title:                          (A40a) Slinger Signaller Experienced Worker Refresher

Duration:                               3 Days

Price:                                       £750 + VAT (£900 inc VAT)

Theory Resit:                       £150 + VAT (£180 inc VAT)

Practical Resit:                  £350 + VAT (£420 inc VAT) 

Training Location:            Emerson Cranes Training Centre, Freshwater Rd, Dagenham RM8 1RX

The Slinger/Signaller course is designed to give you the knowledge required to direct the crane using recognised signalling systems, and to ensure that loads are ‘as safe in the air as they are on the ground’.

If you are a Slinger Signaller and you wish to refresh your skills, we offer a three-day course.  This is a condensed course for people with experience of slinging and signalling who need a formal qualification.  If you have limited or no experience we would recommend our full four-day or five-day courses.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Key requirements for marshalling of plant
  • Controlling loads during pick-and-carry duties
  • Knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them.

Further Learning:
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress to attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

Qualifications received

  • CPCS trained operator (red) card on passing the CPCS technical tests.

Course Title:                          (A40b) Slinger Signaller Foundation Plus

Duration:                               5 Days

Price:                                      £925 + VAT (£1110 inc VAT)

Theory Resit:                      £150 + VAT (£180 inc VAT)

Practical Resit:                  £350 + VAT (£420 inc VAT) 

Training Location:           Emerson Cranes Training Centre, Freshwater Rd, Dagenham RM8 1RX

The Slinger/Signaller course is designed to give you the knowledge required to direct the crane using recognised signalling systems, and to ensure that loads are ‘as safe in the air as they are on the ground’.

We have now developed a ‘Foundation Plus course which is five days in duration. This will give candidates more practical training time to give greater preparation for the CPCS Practical Test, and to enhance post-course knowledge and skills and is designed for candidates with no site experience.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Key requirements for marshalling of plant
  • 2 days practical training
  • Knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them.

Further Learning:
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress to attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

Qualifications received

  • CPCS trained operator (red) card on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Course Title:                         (A40b) Slinger Signaller Foundation

Duration:                               4 Days

Price:                                       £800 + VAT (£960 inc VAT)

Theory Resit:                       £150 + VAT (£180 inc VAT)

Practical Resit:                  £350 + VAT (£420 inc VAT) 

Training Location:            Emerson Cranes Training Centre, Freshwater Rd, Dagenham RM8 1RX 

The Slinger/Signaller course is designed to give you the knowledge required to direct the crane using recognised signalling systems, and to ensure that loads are ‘as safe in the air as they are on the ground’.

This A40 Foundation course will give candidates practical training and preparation for the CPCS Test, and is designed for candidates with little or no site experience.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Key requirements for marshalling of plant
  • Knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them.

Further Learning:
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress to attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

Qualifications received

  • CPCS trained operator (red) card on passing the CPCS technical tests.

Course Title:                         (A40b) Slinger Signaller Experienced Worker Refresher

Duration:                               3 Days

Price:                                      £650 + VAT (£780 inc VAT)

Theory Resit:                      £150 + VAT (£180 inc VAT)

Practical Resit:                  £350 + VAT (£420 inc VAT)

Training Location:           Emerson Cranes Training Centre, Freshwater Rd, Dagenham RM8 1RX

The Slinger/Signaller course is designed to give you the knowledge required to direct the crane using recognised signalling systems, and to ensure that loads are ‘as safe in the air as they are on the ground’.

If you are a Slinger Signaller and you wish to refresh your skills, we offer a three-day course.  This is a condensed course for people with experience of slinging and signalling who need a formal qualification.  If you have limited or no experience we would recommend our full four-day or five-day courses.

The learning outcomes include:

  • Key requirements for marshalling of plant
  • Knowledge of when additional skills for particular lifting operations are required.
  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator.
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely.
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions.
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories, and maintain and store them.

Further Learning:
The course must be followed up by an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Controlling Lifting Operations – Slinger/Signaller (Construction), within two years. This will award you with a CPCS Competent Operator card for Slinger/Signaller.
After gaining experience within lifting operations you may wish to progress to attending a Crane Supervisor or Appointed Person course.

Entry Requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.

Qualifications received

  • CPCS trained operator (red) card on passing the CPCS technical tests.

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