Standard Code: 9067
Amendment: 4 (May 2022)
The aims and objectives of Initial Training Programme are to provide personnel, who have little are no experience of the Banksman and Slinger role, with the basic knowledge of activities associated with the combined roles, and the safety and regulatory requirements of those activities.
The Initial Training Programme allows the learner to demonstrate basic Banksman and Slinger practical skills following instruction and demonstration by the training staff. This Training Programme aims to prepare the learners for the next stage of the progression path to becoming a competent banksman and slinger i.e. supervised workplace experience.
The target group for the Banksman and Slinger Training is for personnel wishing to become competent in the Banksman and Slinger role.
There are no pre-requisites.
Banksman and Slinger Training Standards - Including Workbased Assessments
These Standards are also available in the OPITO Standards Library.