Slinger/Signaller Operations (Banksman)

Corrective Training
Candidates will undertake a 3 hour corrective training session with the course instructor. Corrective training cannot give skills and knowledge not held, but allows the experienced slinger/signaller to eliminate ‘bad habits’ gained on site.

Description

Corrective Training
Candidates will undertake a 3 hour corrective training session with the course instructor. Corrective training cannot give skills and knowledge not held, but allows the experienced slinger/signaller to eliminate ‘bad habits’ gained on site.
Please note that the instructor has the right to refuse the candidate access to the test if they have dangerous skills that contravene any part of the Safety, Health and Welfare regulations.
Theory Test
On completion of any corrective training, candidates are allowed 45 minutes to undertake a multi-choice question paper. Questions will be based on subjects about:
•Legislation and regulations
•Employer and employee responsibilities
•Safe working practices
•Equipment, components and functions
•Correct slinging techniques
•Pre-use checks and basic maintenance
•Communication procedures
•Types and characteristics of materials and loads
•Site safety
•Completion of work procedures
Subjects that the questions will be based on will be covered during the corrective training.
To be successful on the theory test, candidates must achieve a minimum of 70% of the total available marks. Candidates who achieve a minimum of 85% will be awarded a credit.
Practical Test
On the test the candidate will demonstrate tasks as a slinger/signaller with a crane.
The grading sheet is divided into essential items and scored marks. Scored marks allow a limited number of minor errors to be made. To succeed, the candidate must achieve all essential items and not exceed the maximum score. Candidates who score no marks as well as all the essential marks will be awarded a credit.
The practical has a maximum time that all tasks must be completed within.

Contents

•Legislation and regulations
•Employer and employee responsibilities
•Safe working practices
•Equipment, components and functions
•Correct slinging techniques
•Pre-use checks and basic maintenance
•Communication procedures
•Types and characteristics of materials and loads
•Site safety
•Completion of work procedures"

Candidate Criteria

Candidates for this programme must:

Have at least six months full time quarry experience operating as a slinger/signaller in accordance with the 1st Schedule – of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarries) Regulations 2008 – S.I. No. 28 of 2008. The six months experience must be within a two year period.

Have undertaken Safety Awareness Training including the following: Employees duties/responsibilities, Health and Hygiene, traffic management, site specific hazards / safety

Be at least 18 years of age

Course schedule.

Below you will find all dates and locations that this course is running.

Slinger/Signaller Operations (Banksman)

Limited availability
26 October 2018
Ballyfeeney, Kilglass, Roscommon, Roscommon

Slinger/Signaller Operations (Banksman)

Limited availability
28-30 November 2018
Derryvale, Roscrea, Roscrea, Tipperary

Slinger/Signaller Operations (Banksman)

Limited availability
13 December 2018
Derryvale, Roscrea, Roscrea, Tipperary

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Slinger/Signaller Operations (Banksman)