Banksman and Slinger Initial Training

Description of the course
Course aim and objective
The aim and objectives of Banksman and Slinger Initial Training Programme are to provide the 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
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 Banksman and Slinger Initial Training Module is 3 day.
Price – 650 EUR per person.
Certificate validity
Certificate is valid 2 years.
Delegate prerequisites
  • All 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 Banksman and Slinger Initial Training Standard is personnel wishing to become competent in the Banksman & Slinger role in the energy industry.
Course limitations:
  • The course ratio are 12 participants;
  • 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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