A40 (CPCS) Slinger Signaller Training Course

Endorsements:

A: All types –All Duties
B: All types –Static Duties
C: Knuckle Boom –Static Duties Only
D: Excavator Only
E: Lift Truck Only

On centre category: Delivered at our CPCS centre in Cannock, West Midlands.

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(All Duties) Foundation
3rd December 2019
4 Days
£1195 £1095
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(Static Duties) Novice
CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller (Static Duties) Foundation

Due to Industry demand, the majority of public courses are set up as ‘All Duties’
We can look at scheduling a static duties course on a bespoke basis, please discuss availability with our training team on 01543 455 400

Due to Industry demand, the majority of public courses are set up as ‘All Duties’
We can look at scheduling a static duties course on a bespoke basis, please discuss availability with our training team on 01543 455 400
3 days
£945
(Static Duties) Experienced
CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller (Static Duties) Refresher For experienced operators requiring 1 day test preparation
2 days
£725
(All Duties) Foundation
CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller (All Duties) Foundation
4 Days
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(All Duties) Refresher
CPCS A40 Slinger Signaller (All Duties) Refresher
2 Days
£895
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(Static Duties) Experienced
21st November 2019
2 days
£725
(Static Duties) Experienced
13th January 2020
2 days
£725
(Static Duties) Experienced
10th February 2020
2 days
£725
(Static Duties) Experienced
9th March 2020
2 days
£725

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(All Duties) Foundation
26th November 2019
4 Days
£1195
(All Duties) Foundation
3rd December 2019
4 Days
£1195 £1095
(All Duties) Foundation
28th January 2020
4 Days
£1195
(All Duties) Foundation
18th February 2020
4 Days
£1195
(All Duties) Foundation
24th March 2020
4 Days
£1195

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(All Duties) Refresher
21st November 2019
2 Days
£895
(All Duties) Refresher
13th January 2020
2 Days
£895
(All Duties) Refresher
10th February 2020
2 Days
£895
(All Duties) Refresher
9th March 2020
2 Days
£895

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Course information

Who is the course for?

The CPCS A40 course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating as a Slinger / Signaller in order to be enable the candidate to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

The training offered is for All Duties (Endorsement A)*
*Includes slinging whilst using a crane that allows pick and carry duties.
Static Duties (Endorsement B)
Excavator Only (Endorsement D)

Course Content Includes:

• Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their roles and responsibilities as a Slinger/Signaller.
• Name and explain the purpose of differing types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories, basic construction, uses and applications, characteristics and terminology.
• Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the technical data, other types of information source and the 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.
• Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service.
• Identify centres of gravity and estimate weights of loads.
• Prepare and ready the area of operation.
• Choose the relevant lifting accessory for a given load.
• Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
• Secure various types of load to a lifting hook using the relevant lifting accessory and procedures.
• Ensure load balance, security and integrity.
• Accurately place loads.
• Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures.
• Maintain safe working conditions.
• Carry out shut down and securing procedures.

Completion of the course:

Candidates will take a verbal theory test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a 2 Year CPCS Category A40 Red Trained Operator License

Those with 2-3 years or more experience can add on the NVQ assessment at the same time to progress straight to the 5 Year CPCS Blue Competent Operator card

Prerequisites

You must have a basic understanding and knowledge of current Health & Safety issues.

The CITB Operatives Health & Safety touch screen test must be current and in date. (Completed within the last 24 months)
We can provide the CSCS HS&E at our West Midlands training centre.