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AITT Slinging and Lifting (Novice/Experienced)
Who is this course for….

This course is designed to train delegates in safe slinging techniques. It makes them aware of their legal responsibilities and takes them through a safe system of work. It introduces them to the lifting tackle in a way that is thorough yet easily understood and explains the importance of understanding and adhering to the Safe Working Load of all equipment involved with a lift. Safe working procedures for items such as eyebolts, shackles, chain shortening clutches and rigging screws is included along with chain, man-made fibre and wire rope slings of 1 to 4 legs. A range of specialist lifting accessories from plate clamos to vacuums can also be included.

Delegates will learn the importance of sling angles and correct load attachment and will be taught weight estimation techniques.

Important Details:
1 - 2 days training dependent on delegate numbers
£650 (1 day) £950 (2 days)
Mentor Training
Start Date:
To be Agreed
Course Brief & Learning Outcome:
  • Why we train
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • Accidents and associated risks
  • Personal risk assessment
  • Load weight estimation calculators
  • Lifting equipment types and uses
  • Slings and slinging
  • Storage of lifting accessories
  • Crane signals
  • Pre-use checks and reporting defects
  • Safe system of work
  • Full practical training
  • Theory, pre-use checks and practical testing on the equipment.
Other Information:
  • Classroom for theory with table, chairs and an electric socket
  • Calculators, pens and paper for delegates to work out load weights
  • Appropriate lifting accessories in sound conditionand in date for thorough examination as per LOLER regulations
  • Crane or other lifting devices in safe working order and in date for thorough examination as per LOLER regulations
  • Safe practical training area
  • Suitable loads to use during training
  • Range of lifting accessories as will be used in the workplace
  • Ensure you have available on the day of training a certified operator on the equipment you require the slinging in conjunction with e.g. overhead crane, lorry loader, telehandler, counterbalance and any other
  • All training will be done on your premises.

Please contact Michelle Visser on or on 01653 697698 for further information.

Terms & conditions

1.1) If making a course booking more than 2 weeks from enquiry a 50% non-refundable deposit is to be paid within 48 hours to confirm your course booking. The remaining balance will be due 2 weeks before commencement of the training. An invoice will be raised for the deposit amount upon receipt of the completed booking form.

1.2) If making a course booking less than 2 weeks from enquiry then 100% of the course fees are due to be paid within 48 hours to confirm your course booking.

1.3) If Derwent Training Association do not receive payment for the course booking within the time-frame then your date will be offered to another customer. If final payment is not received before the deadline, Derwent Training reserves the right to cancel the course and the remaining balance is to be paid by the customer.

1.4) For those delegates taking part in a course that requires final examination to gain certification, Derwent Training will not cover the costs of any resits required to pass the course. All resits are to be paid for by the customer. All certificates will be withheld by the training centre until payment has been received.

Register Your Interest…
We only book this course when we have interest from up to 5 delegates. To show your interest for this course please contact Lauren on or call 01653 697698. Alternatively, you can fill in this form.

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