OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training (9067)BookLast booked 15 minutes ago
The OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training is an OPITO certified training, intended for employees that are involved in hoisting activities on a drilling platform. After following the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training, the student will possess the necessary basic knowledge to carry out offshore activities in a responsible manner. FMTC Safety is an OPITO approved training provider with top-notch training centres and professional instructors. Ideal for the practical exercises during your Banksman and Slinger Training! Book your Banksman & Slinger training now at FMTC Safety.
Find the Banksman Slinger course prices below.
- Timetable:3 day(s)
- Certification:OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training (9067)
- Validation:2 years
More information on the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training
During the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training, basic knowledge is shared in theoretical and practical form. All learned theoretical material will also be practiced during practical lessons. The certificate is valid for 2 years.
After completing OPITO Banksman & Slinger, the student will receive a logbook. The banksman and slinger activities that are carried out offshore must be recorded in this logbook in order to gain relevant experience in the workplace.
After completing the logbook with banksman and slinging operations, the student may participate in the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Competence Assessment. This course is established to show that the participant has the required knowledge, understanding and skills to fulfil the role of Banksman and Slinger. This certificate is valid for two years. Before the expiry date an OPITO Banksman & Slinger Competence Reassessment has to be done to extend its validity with another two years.
OPITO Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 is now OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training
In February 2022 OPITO has changed the OPITO Banksman & Slinger standards. The OPITO Banksman Slinger Stage 1 course is now the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training. Besides the change in the Banksman Slinger Stage 1 course, there were also changes to the standards of Stage 2, Stage 3 and Stage 4 of the Banksman & Slinger. Banksman & Slinger Stage 2 has been removed from the program. Stage 3 is now OPITO Banksman and Slinger Competence Assessment and Stage 4 has been changed to OPITO Banksman & Slinger Competence Reassessment.
Interested in the course details? These are the aims and objectives for a Banksman role or Slinger role, which you’ll learn during our OPITO Banksman Slinger course.
- Laws and regulations
- Risks in hoisting activities
- Basic principles of cranes and hoisting materials
- Use of hand signals and radio communication
- Performing lifting activities with pre-slinged loads
- Performing lifting activities with difficult to reach loads
- Performing lifting activities outside the view of the crane operator
- Assessing loads of which the center of gravity is difficult to determine
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