First Class Safety

ITSSAR Slinger/Signaller

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to create a safer working environment, reducing the risk of accidents and ensuring that lifting operations are conducted smoothly and efficiently.

Course Summary

Our ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register) Slinging and Signalling course is designed to provide comprehensive training on safe lifting operations involving lifting equipment.

Course Description

This course is designed to equip individuals with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to safely and effectively perform the roles of a slinger and signaller in lifting operations.

The course content includes:

  • Legal Requirements – Laws and Regulations
  • Slinging
  • Signals and Communications
  • Cranes
  • Slinging Equipment
  • Chains
  • Wire Rope, Fibre Rope and Fibre Webbing
  • Spreader and Clamps
  • Lifting Accessories
  • Eye Bolts and Shackles
  • Slinger and Mass Calculations
  • Calculation Considerations
  • Slinging Angles
  • Load Factor
  • WLL and SWL
  • Slinging Method
  • Centre Gravity
  • Lifting Plans


First Class Safety MHE Training Academy, C/O Nu Vision Logistics LTD, Unit 1-7 Eldon Way, Crick Industrial Estate, Crick, Northamptonshire, NN6 7SL Or Customer’s Premises


1 Day

Who should attend?

Anyone who plays a role in planning, supervising, or executing lifting tasks, ensuring that they are knowledgeable about the equipment, techniques, and safety protocols.


Upon successful completion of assessments to demonstrate competency in skills and knowledge. Candidate’s will be registered onto TOPS with ITSSAR and receive certification.

ITSSAR Slinger/Signaller

£80 / person

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