Slinger / Signaller Training

Course Modules

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introduction to ALLMI, its history and objectives. An overview of the course modules, aims and objectives, as well as the assessments to be undertaken.

Module 2: Legislation

Legislation affecting lorry loaders, with emphasis on the role of the Slinger / Signaller. The Standards that provide guidance on how to comply with the law.

Module 3:  Introduction to the Equipment

The different types of lifting accessory, their uses and how to interpret rated capacity markings.

Module 4:  Pre- & Post-Operational Checks

The law surrounding pre- and post-operational checks of lifting accessories, and how such checks should be carried out and documented. Procedures for notifying faults, having repairs carried out and the importance of not using faulty accessories.

Module 5:  Planning the Lift

Establishing a cordon and assessing the lifting area in conjunction with the Operator of the lifting equipment. Selecting a suitable route for the load to take and how to select and prepare the load landing point.

Module 6:  Use of Lifting Accessories

Key principles for selection and safe use of the different types of lifting accessory available.

Module 7:  Storage & Maintenance

General good practice for storing and maintaining the different types of lifting accessory available.

Module 8:  Signaller Duties & Signals

Different methods of signalling, including industry-standard hand signals. Maintaining a safe position for clear and effective signalling.

Module 9:  Practical Application of Slinging

Taking what has been learnt in the theory session on slinging and applying it to practical scenarios.

Module 10:  Practical Application of Signalling

Taking what has been learnt in the theory session on signalling and applying it to practical scenarios.

Module 11:  Preparation for Assessment

Revision and practice to prepare candidates for the assessments.

Module 12:  Assessments

Delivery of the assessments, both theoretical and practical.

Module 13:  Final Administration & Candidate Feedback

Preparing course paperwork for submission to ALLMI and an opportunity for candidates to provide feedback on different elements of the course.

Course Timetable

Period 1

B

R

E

A

K

Period 2

L

U

N

C

H

Period 3

B

R

E

A

K

Period 4

Modules:
1,2,3,4,5,6, & 7

Modules:
8,9 & 10

Modules:
11 & 12

Modules:
12 & 13

Theory

Practical

Practical

Theory & Practical

Module 1:
Course Introduction

Module 2:
Legislation

Module 3: 
Introduction to Equipment

Module 4: 
Pre and Post Operational Checks

Module 5:
Storage & Maintenance

Module 6:
Planning the Lift

Module 7:
Use of Lifting Accessories

Module 8: 
Signaller Duties and Signals

Module 9:
Practical Application of Slinging

Module 10:
Practical Application of Signalling

Module 11: Preparation for Assessment

Module 12: Assessment

Module 12: Assessment

Module 13:
Administration & Feedback