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OPITO
Banksman & Slinger
Initial Training (9067)

OPITO
Banksman & Slinger
Initial Training (9067)

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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
  • Requirements:None
* excl. (€ / $ 30,00), excl. VAT (If applicable) and including lunch, coffee / tee and course material

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 the OPITO Banksman Slinger course, 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 Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 course is now the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training. Besides the change in the OPITO 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.

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

Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +1 (985) 217 9284 or contact us via our contact form.

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FAQ

What is OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training

The OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training is 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.

Previously the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training was called the OPITO Banksman & Slinger stage 1.

What does the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training consist of?

The Banksman & Slinger Initial Training consists of the following objectives:

  • 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

What is OPITO?

OPITO stands for Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation. The goal of the organisation is to achieve globally accepted guidelines for the oil and gas industry.

How is the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training taught?

The OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training consists of a theoretical and practical part.

What is the purpose of the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training?

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.

Which certificates will I receive after the course?

At successful completion of the course, the delegate receives an OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training (9067) certificate that is valid for 2 years.

How long does the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training certificate remain valid?

The certificate is valid for 2 years. Within those two years you have to have finished the Banksman & Slinger Competence Assessment. After 2 more years you have to do the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Competence Reassessment.

At what times does training take place?

The training starts at 7:30 a.m. and ends at approximately 4.00 p.m.

On which date is this course available for booking?

All the green dates on the calendar on the course page are available. This is a real-time display of the available dates.

Do I need a medical examination for this course?

OPITO courses do not require an examination.

How do I book a medical examination?

When a medical examination is required, this can be noted on the same booking form. If the course has already been booked, you can send an e-mail to info@fmtcsafety.com or call us on +31(0)85 – 130 74 61.

How many days does the course take?

The course takes 3 days. During these 3 days all theory and practical assignments will be done at our training center.

I want to do the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 course. Is that possible?

Yes. OPITO has changed the course standards and renamed the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 course to the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Initial Training. If you want to do the Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 course, you should book the Banksman & Slinger Initial Training.

Why has the name of this course changed?

Previously the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Inital Training was called OPITO Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 course. In February 2022 OPITO changed the course standards of the OPITO Banksman & Slinger Stage 1 course. This name did not fit the new standards, which is why they have changed it to Banksman & Slinger Initial Training.

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