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Banksman slinger (Stage 1)



3 days
Certificate Validity 2 years
Target group


Banksman and Slinger Stage 1 Initial Training Standard specifies the initial training programme for personnel wishing to become competent in the banksman and slinger role in the oil and gas industry.
Prerequisites There are no prerequisites.
Objectives The Banksman role is primarily to replay instructions to the crane operator during lifting activities, and the Slinger role is to prepare and sling loads for lifting and release the loads at their destination.
Contents The training programme consists of the following modules and elements:

Module 1 – Introduction to Lifting Operations

Module 2 – The Banksman’s Role

Module 3 – Slinging Operations

Module 4 – Practical Exercises

Exam To pass the exam must be 75 % successful