The NPORS 402 course, also known as the Slinger Signaller course, equips participants with a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge essential for the safe and efficient operation of lifting equipment and materials handling in various industrial settings. This training program is invaluable for individuals responsible for ensuring the safety of lifting operations, as well as those involved in the manipulation and movement of heavy loads.
One of the primary focuses of this course is the ability to perform Pre-Use Inspections of Lifting Tackle. This involves teaching participants how to rigorously assess and evaluate lifting equipment to guarantee that it is in optimal condition, reducing the risk of accidents due to equipment failure. Proper sling angles and techniques are also a critical component of the training, as they play a crucial role in ensuring the stability and safety of lifted loads.
Participants will learn about Load Movement and its Effects on Lifting Equipment, gaining insights into how loads can impact the stability and performance of lifting machinery. Understanding these dynamics is essential for preventing accidents and minimizing wear and tear on equipment. Moreover, the course delves into the critical skill of Calculating Safe Working Loads, enabling individuals to determine the maximum weight a piece of equipment can safely handle, thereby preventing overloading and accidents.
In addition to these core components, the NPORS 402 course covers various other associated tasks, such as communication and signaling procedures between the Slinger Signaller and the machinery operator. Effective communication is key to maintaining safety during lifting operations.
In summary, the NPORS 402 course is a comprehensive and vital training program for individuals involved in lifting and materials handling operations. It imparts essential skills related to equipment inspection, load management, safe working load calculations, and effective communication. By completing this course, participants are better equipped to ensure the safety and efficiency of lifting operations in a variety of settings.
Those who are required to operate as a Slinger Signaller or are involved in lifting operations as a part of their work duties.
Delegate Requirements – Delegates should be physically fit, in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness.
Novice – This course is designed for the complete Novice delegate.
Experienced – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 3 months.
Refresher – Delegates must have already attended a course and have valid proof in the form of certification.
Experienced Worker Test (EWA) – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 2 years.
NPORS – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme
Founded in 1992, NPORS was formed to challenge the status quo within the construction industry and we are as dedicated to the goal of ensuring standards today as the day it all began.
NPORS stands firm on the principles it was founded on; supporting industry, regulated training and testing, consistent improvement, equal opportunities and transparency about how we work. Since it’s beginnings, NPORS has continued to progress to be a trusted and recognised name in the industry, offering employers a credible training alternative.
All delegates who attend our NPORS accredited course will receive an NPORS ID Card and Registration.