About the Course

Training courses can be provided for lifting operation using all types of commonly used cranes for transport, construction and industry. Slinger / Signaller (Banksman) and Appointed Person courses are also available.

The courses are available for novices and experienced operators on the following:

  • Lorry Loader Cranes (HIAB)
  • Mobile Cranes
  • Tower Cranes.
  • Self-Erecting (pendant) Cranes
  • Harbour Cranes
  • Overhead Gantry Cranes

Courses can be taken at Project training facility at Bulwer Avenue or on-site by arrangement.

NB Some courses are conducted on-site only.

Course Duration

Lorry Loader Course 1 – 2 days. Slinger / Signaller Course – 3 days.

The duration of other courses depends on the type of equipment and experience of the operator.

Relevant Regulations

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations1998 (L.O.L.E.R.).

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (P.U.W.E.R.).


A certificate of attendance and a NPORS Registration card (optional) with photo ID are issued on completion of the course.