Number of participants:Max 4
Duration:1 Day
Location:Training is available at FITAC’s Training centre or at the Client’s premises
Duration of Certificate:5 Years
Slinger/Signaller (Banksman) FITAC Health & Safety

Aims of the Course

  • Understand the relevant Health and Safety legislation
  • Identify workplace hazards regarding Slinger/Signaler
  • Understand the principles for the correct selection of Lifting Equipment
  • Identify Safe Working Load (S.W.L.) and Safe Sling Angles
  • Identify and apply the full range of Slinging and Signaler methods
  • Apply and Understand Signal/Signaler Operations
  • Carry out Operational Checks on all Lifting Equipment.

Contents of the Course

  • Safe Slinging and signaler procedures
  • Safe Storage and Handling practices
  • Control of Lifting Equipment
  • Security and Safe Packing of Loads
  • Hand signals for Excavator 360
  • Marking identification
  • Balance & Stability
  • Assessment


The course will consist of both theoretical and Practical exam.

The successful candidate will be issued with an RTITB certificate which is valid throughout Ireland and the UK.

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