CPCS Slinger Signaller (A40)

Course Overview

Who Should Attend?

This slinger signaller CPCS training course is aimed at people who want to enter the lifting industry.

We will conduct a learner analysis to identify the duration of training required for those with limited or no experience, whereas experienced operators can attend a two-day experienced worker course.


A: All Types - All Duties

B: All Types - Static Duties

C: Knuckle Boom - Static Duties Only

D: Excavator Only

E: Lift Truck Only

Course Information

CPCS Slinger Signaller (A40) Course Content

  • Establish the weight and dimensions of loads and communicate this information to the crane operator
  • Select appropriate lifting tackle and attach and detach it correctly and safely
  • Use clear and unambiguous signals to direct the actions of a crane moving loads of various weights and dimensions
  • Determine the serviceability of lifting accessories and maintain and store them


Mixture of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises followed by one day assessment - CPCS technical tests.


Learners will receive a Red CPCS Trained Operator Card on passing the CPCS technical tests, valid for two years.

CPCS Blue Card - After gaining on-site experience, you must complete an NVQ level 2 within two years to apply for the blue CPCS Competence Card which is renewable every five years.

Course Details

  • Accreditation


  • Course Duration 4 Days
  • Validation Duration

    2 Years

  • Funding

    Funding Available

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Entry Requirements

Learners must have passed the Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years, prior to course start date.

Good understanding of spoken and written English.

* Duration of Course based on Experience.

Available Dates

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Monday 06 November 2023 - Thursday 09 November 2023
4 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
From £1,150.00
Monday 20 November 2023 - Thursday 23 November 2023
4 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
From £1,150.00
Monday 04 December 2023 - Thursday 07 December 2023
4 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
From £1,150.00
    Monday 18 December 2023 - Thursday 21 December 2023
    4 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    From £1,150.00