Introduction to ALLMI, its history and objectives. An overview of the course modules, aims and objectives, as well as the assessments to be undertaken.
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.
The different types of lifting accessory, their uses and how to interpret rated capacity markings.
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.
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.
Key principles for selection and safe use of the different types of lifting accessory available.
General good practice for storing and maintaining the different types of lifting accessory available.
Different methods of signalling, including industry-standard hand signals. Maintaining a safe position for clear and effective signalling.
Taking what has been learnt in the theory session on slinging and applying it to practical scenarios.
Taking what has been learnt in the theory session on signalling and applying it to practical scenarios.
Revision and practice to prepare candidates for the assessments.
Delivery of the assessments, both theoretical and practical.
Preparing course paperwork for submission to ALLMI and an opportunity for candidates to provide feedback on different elements of the course.