Banksman / Slinger Course

This course delivers an interactive training experience designed to help students understand the requirements for personnel qualification and companies policies of lifting/rigging activities. This course is primarily for Riggers but should be useful to Supervisors devising simple rigging scheme and Tradesmen/Technician etc, who encounter lifting and handling problem during the day to day activities. The primary aim of this course is to alleviate everyday mechanical handling problems. At the end of this course, the personnel will be able to perform and conduct a safe rigging and slinging activities and understand the safety requirements of the industry.

Bureau Veritas

This course is certified
by Bureau Veritas.
Duration: 3 days
Participants: Max 10 prs
Validity: 4 years

Target Audience

Designed to suit personnel who have previous marine experience as Riggers, Tradesmen/Technician, deck supervisors, etc.

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Course Prerequisites

No prerequisites for this training course

Course Content

The content of this course will give the trainees understanding and basic knowledge about offshore rigging/slinging, lifting operations and rigging equipment:

  • Rigging procedure and precautions
  • Work with lifting plan
  • Lifting procedures and safety procedures
  • Material used in wire rope slings
  • Correct use and care of lifting equipment and accessories
  • Good and bad rigging practice
  • Responsibilities of a rigger/slinger
  • Safe working loads

To deliver knowledge and develop competence of rigging principles, hazards and risks while providing the opportunity to develop required skills for rigging and slinging.

Admission Requirements

Participants must have a COC, seaman's book, valid medical certificate


Theoretical and practical assessment

Frequently asked questions - Banksman / Slinger Course

Will I receive a certification upon completing the Banksman & Slinger course at Lerus?

Yes, after successfully completing the Banksman & Slinger course, participants will receive a certificate. This certification is part of Lerus's commitment to providing quality training in offshore crane operations.

What does the Banksman / Slinger Course at Lerus cover?

The Banksman & Slinger Course at Lerus is designed to provide interactive training, focusing on the requirements for personnel qualification in lifting/rigging activities. It is suitable for Riggers, Supervisors, Tradesmen/Technicians, and others involved in lifting and handling operations. The course covers rigging procedures, lifting plans, safety procedures, use of lifting equipment, and practical rigging and slinging activities.

How does Lerus's global presence and high standards of quality enhance the Banksman & Slinger Course?

Lerus is a global company with training centers in various countries, ensuring a broad and diverse training experience. Their high standards of quality and international presence mean that the Banksman & Slinger Course is informed by global best practices and tailored to meet international standards. This global perspective ensures that trainees receive comprehensive and up-to-date training in offshore crane operations.

Reviews - Banksman / Slinger Course

Cool course
This is a magnificent course. Thank you Lerus training team for such course. I received lots of new information. Review by: Philip
Amazing course!
I completed this course and received so much new information and skills! Unforgettable experience and best impressions. I will recommend this course to my friends and colleagues. Review by: Ashwar Aryanto
Best impressions
I acquired critical skills and vast amount of essential information regarding slinging operations. Thank you for this course and experience. Review by: Peter
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