Lifting, Rigging & Slinging - Initial

Course Information

The course has been designed to give delegates an understanding of different techniques that can be applied to Lifting, Rigging and Slinging and the Health and Safety Regulations that apply.

PLEASE NOTE: Price displayed is based on training being held at our Middlesbrough HQ. For training to be delivered at customer premises please contact the Business Development Team on 01642 462266 or email


At the end of the course the delegates will have an understanding of the theoretical and practical application of slinging.


At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Understand LOLER 1998
  • Understand the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (Sections 2, 7 & 8) and other relevant legislation
  • Establish loads, construction and safe use of rope, wire rope and chains, hooks, eyebolts and shackles
  • Hand signals
  • Correct slinging techniques
  • Safe working practices
  • The effects of angles

Course Content

  • Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) 1974
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998
  • Safe use of lifting equipment
  • Establishing/calculation of weights
  • The effects of angles
  • Rigging / slinging responsibilities
  • Working with cranes
  • General rope work

Assessment Method

Classroom based delivery and practical input in the workshop.

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Course Information


Course delegates will receive a TTE Certificate of Attendance.


2 Days


Middlesbrough or Customer Premises

Who is it for

This course is suitable for all employees with limited or no prior experience, required to lift loads.


Prior knowledge of the working environment would be advantageous.


£295.00 + VAT

Dates available on application.