+31(0)85 - 130 74 61

Daily reachable between 7:00 - 17:00 (GMT +1)

Banksman & Slinger
Stage 1 & 2 (9067)

Banksman & Slinger
Stage 1 & 2 (9067)

BookLast booked 8 minutes ago

The OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1 is an OPITO certified training, intended for employees that are involved in hoisting activities on a drilling platform. After following the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1, 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.

  • Timetable:3 day(s)
  • Certification:OPITO Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 & 2 (9067)
  • Validation:2 years
  • Requirements:None
* excl. Registration fee (€ / $ 30,00), excl. VAT (If applicable) and including lunch, coffee / tee and course material


We will contact you to confirm your booking.


We will contact you to discuss if the course on the requested date can be attended.

Chosen Date

The date you have chosen.

Fully booked

The course is fully booked.

More information on the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1 & 2

During the OPITO Banksman & Slinger (stage 1), basic knowledge is shared in theoretical and practical form. All learned theoretical material will also be practiced during practical lessons. During the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1, the student is prepared for the course OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 2.

After completing OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1, 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 achieve OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 2, the student must have completed the following within two years:

  • Responsibly carrying out 27 banksman activities
  • Responsibly carrying out 30 slinger activities

After completing the logbook with banksman and slinging operations, the student may participate in the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 3. Caution! This must be done within two years upon obtaining the OPITO Banksman & slinger stage 1 certificate.

Course information

Interested in the course details? These are the aims and objectives for a Banksman role or Slinger role, which you’ll learn during our Banksman and Slinger courses. 

  • 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

Did you know we also offer tons of related courses? Other than the Banksman and Slinger Stage 1 and 2, we also offer other OPITO courses, such as the OPITO HOIT and OPITO HERTM.

Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +31(0)85 – 130 74 61 or contact us via our contact form.

Risk free: Up to 24 hours in advance
free cancellation, no prepayment required

and STCW courses

Unique locations at the most convenient places around the world

Training when it suits you

Flexibility is paramount

Training always continue

Was this information helpful?

Yes No

Thanks for your feedback!

Sorry about that

How can we improve it?

    Train safe at FMTC,
    also during COVID-19

    See more information about the travel restrictions.

    More info
    Everyone is welcome, unless you have COVID-19 symptoms
    We maintain social distance
    All lessons are in line with the WHO regulations
    No risk: Free cancellation

    All other OPITO Courses

    Please read our latest Corona-virus (COVID 19) update (updated September 25, 2021) Certificate Extension Policy