Skill Level

Experienced, Novice, Refresher



Vehicle Type

Excavator 360, Lorry Loader


Aurelia's Site, Client's Site

Max Delegates


It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the trainee operator will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

• Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a Slinger / Signaller
• Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
• Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions
• Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation
• Undertake all pre-use checks on non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non-serviceable items
• Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service
• Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads
• Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards
• Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Slinger / Signaller use
• Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity
• Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication
• Environmental considerations
• Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures

This may vary depending on the level and accreditation chosen.


Slinger/Signaller Training

To operate a machine within the workplace, whether for construction, waste, agriculture or other industry, your employer has a duty of care to ensure you can operate safely and competently. Completing a course and obtaining a certificate is the simplest way to ensure that operators fully understand the theoretical and practical elements of successful operation. Depending on where you are working, a certificate may be a legal requirement. The type of certificate required is often dictated by your place of work or type of employment, our knowledgeable staff can talk you through the different options to ensure you get the right course for your needs.

Why choose Aurelia for your operator training?

  • Purpose built training facility

  • Modern, well maintained machinery

  • Train away from your valuable workspace

  • Experienced instructors

What is this course about?
To provide candidates with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements, applicable to Rear tipping dump truck operators, working in the construction, waste or agricultural industry or similar environment.

What are the benefits?
This course will give the candidate the techniques and skills required to secure goods in a safe manner, in line with good practical and Health and Safety legislation

Who should attend?
Any person required to use slinging/signalling within the, agricultural, waste, construction industry or similar environment.

Training Methods:
Mainly hands on practical exercises using our machine with some classroom based tutorials and discussion

Additional information:
Health and safety test required before taking CPCS or NPORS CSCS option , we can provide this also.

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