Slinging & Lifting Training

Course Content:

  • Introduction to the course
  • Legal responsibilities
  • The job of a Slinger
  • The Safe working loads 
  • Lifting Equipment
  • Working with power hoists and overhead cranes
  • Method of slinging unbalanced loads

Aims and Objectives of the course:

Upon successful completion of the course the operator will be able to demonstrate how to operate an overhead crane correctly and safely, taking care and consideration for him/herself and the people in and around the working area. 

They will have demonstrated their practical ability of how to use an overhead crane, carried out a pre use inspection and successfully completed a theory paper.


Within a normal work area the trainer will demonstrate safe practice and together with the trainee will discuss and lift a range of work normally expected of the trainee. The trainee needs to demonstrate his/her competence with the crane operation and will lift a range of work provided


Novice - 1 day
Refresher - 1/2 day 


Certificate of training 

Delegate experience: 

None needed


On site

Group Minimum/Maximum:

Maximum 6 delegates per day


Please contact for details


Jeremy Roberts or Louise Robson in the Commercial Department on 01706 631417.