Banksman / Slinger

This is intruductory course into the safe rigging and slinging operations in the offshore environment.

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Cost: EUR 500.00
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Course Country: Lithuania

Bureau Veritas

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

Lithuania contacts

Address: Silutes pl. 101-311,
LT95112 Klaipeda, Lithuania


This course presents an immersive training module tailored for offshore professionals, focusing on the stipulations for personnel qualifications and organizational policies concerning lifting and rigging activities. Primarily catered to Riggers, it also offers invaluable insights for Supervisors formulating rudimentary rigging strategies, as well as Tradesmen and Technicians confronted with routine lifting challenges. The paramount objective of this course is to mitigate commonplace mechanical handling issues. Upon completion, participants will be adept at executing and overseeing safe rigging and slinging operations, fully aligned with the industry's rigorous safety standards.

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Target Audience

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

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 assessments.

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Frequently asked questions - Banksman / Slinger

Will participants receive a certification after completing the course?

Yes, participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certification from Bureau Veritas, valid for four years.

What is the focus of the Banksman / Slinger course in Lithuania?

The Banksman / Slinger course in Lithuania is an introductory course that focuses on safe rigging and slinging operations in the offshore environment. It is designed for offshore professionals, including Riggers, Supervisors, Tradesmen, and Technicians.

What are the prerequisites for joining the Banksman / Slinger course?

There are no prerequisites for this training course, making it accessible to a wide range of participants interested in offshore rigging and slinging operations.

What skills and knowledge will participants gain from the Banksman / Slinger course in Lithuania?

Participants will gain understanding and basic knowledge about offshore rigging/slinging, lifting operations, rigging equipment, safe working loads, and both good and bad rigging practices. The course also covers the responsibilities of a rigger/slinger.

Why is Lerus a suitable provider for the Banksman / Slinger course?

erus is a global company known for its high-quality training standards. With training centers around the world, including Lithuania, Lerus offers comprehensive courses that meet international standards, making them a reliable choice for specialized training like the Banksman / Slinger course.
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