Rigger/Banksman and Slinger Initial Training

Description of the course
Course objective
The aim and objectives of the Rigger/Banksman and Slinger Initial Training Programme are to provide the learner with knowledge of the rigging principles, general hazards and risks of rigging and lifting operations, an awareness of relevant legislation and regulation, and an opportunity to practice basic rigging operations following a lifting plan and Banksman and Slinger learner with the basic knowledge of activities associated with the combined Banksman and Slinger roles, and the safety and regulatory requirements of those activities.
Course contents
Rigger training course covers the following topics:

UNIT 1 – The Role of the Rigger and an Introduction to Lifting Operations
  • The role of the Rigger
  • Introduction to lifting operations – relevant legislation and management of the hazards

UNIT 2 – Rigging and Lifting Operations
  • The principles of rigging and lifting
  • How to prepare for the lifting operation

UNIT 2 – Rigging and Lifting Operations (Practical)
  • Preparation for Lifting Operations
  • Carrying out the lifting operation
  • Restoring the work area and post-operation responsibilities

Practical exercises
Exercise 1 Lift Plan 1 Electro Motor (free access - floor 1)
Exercise 2 Lift Plan 2 Lifting Box (free access - floor 1)
Exercise 3 Lift Plan 3 Straight Pipe (free access - floor 1)
Exercise 4 Lift Plan 4 T-Shape Pipe (free access - floor 1)
Exercise 5 Lift Plan 5 Electro Motor (through obstacle – floor 1 and 2)
Exercise 6 Lift Plan 6 Straight Pipe (through obstacle – floor 1 and 2)
Exercise 7 Lift Plan 7 T shape and Straight Pipes (through obstacle – floor 1 and 2)
Exercise 8 Lift Plan 8 Valve (through obstacle – floor 1 and 2)

Banksman and Slinger course covers the following topics:
UNIT 1 – An Introduction to Lifting Operations and the Role and Responsibilities of the Banksman and Slinger (Load Handler)
Element 1 Relevant Legislation and Regulations
Element 2 Hazard Identification and Controls
Element 3 The Role of the Banksman and Slinger
Element 4 Communications and Visibility

UNIT 2 – Lifting Operations by Crane
Element 5 The principles of lifting operations by crane
Element 6 Introduction to Lifting Equipment and Accessories
Element 7 Planning for Lifting Operations by Crane

UNIT 2 – Lifting Operations by Crane (Practical)
Element 8 The principles of lifting operations by crane
Element 9 Carrying out the lifting operation
Element 10 Restoring the work area and post-operation responsibilities

Practical exercises
  • Exercise 1 Lift Plan Free access lift – Electrical Motor
  • Exercise 2 Lift Plan Free access lift – Single steel tube
  • Exercise 3 Lift Plan Restricted access lift – Lifting of Container 20 Ft
  • Exercise 4 Lift Plan Restricted access lift – Bundle of steel
  • Exercise 5 Lift Plan Load with offset center of gravity - T-s
  • Exercise 6 Lift Plan Load with offset center of gravity - L-s
  • Exercise 7 Lift Plan Blind lift – Valve with frame
  • Exercise 8 Lift Plan Blind lift – Scaffold tubes and boards
Duration of the training course
The duration of Rigger/Banksman and Slinger Initial Training Module is 5 days.
Price – 998 EUR per person.
Certificate validity
Certificate is valid 2 years.
Delegate prerequisites
  • All Rigger/Banksman and Slinger Initial Training participants shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating;
  • Medical screening: Completion of a self-declaration of medical fitness form.
Target group
The target group for Rigger/Banksman and Slinger Initial Training Standard is personnel who have had little or no training and/or experience in rigging and lifting operations and wish to gain an Industry-recognised introductory certificate in rigging and lifting operations prior to undertaking further supervised workplace training.
Course limitations:
  • The maximum number of learners for the Rigger/Banksman and Slinger Initial training programme is 12;
  • There is a minimum of 3 participants to constitute team, when undertaking practical exercises.
Location
Riga, Latvia
Approval




Novikontas Energy
Training approaches and equipment:
  • Theoretical tasks with presentations and visualizations;
  • Group workshops;
  • Case studies;
  • Practical exercises in workshops;
  • Practical exercises using real-life equipment;
  • Professional instructors with industry experience.
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