Lifting Operations

OPITO Combined Rigger & Banksman Slinger Training Stage 1

OPITO Combined Rigger & Banksman Slinger Training Stage 1

Course Overview

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to offshore rigging and lifting operations. The course is delivered as a combination of theoretical and practical learning. The practical learning includes a wide variety of lifting operations and exercises on a large, purpose-built internal lifting frame, together with the use of a large mobile crane within 3t's external compound. Delegates will complete a theory test at the end of day 3 and day 5 to demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge elements of the course. Performance in the practical lifting operations will also be assessed against learning outcomes.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete OPITO Combined Rigger & Banksman Slinger Training Stage 1, delegates must hold:
    Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

Course Structure

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Course Content

A combined OPITO Rigger & Banksman and Slinger Stage 1 training course includes;

The role of the rigger and an introduction to lifting operations
Rigging and lifting operations
The banksman's role
Slinging operations
Practical exercises

More information

  • Certification: An OPITO certificate will be issued upon successful course completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 24
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 2 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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