Pre-requisites for Stage 3
A valid Stage 1 OPITO Banksman & Slinging Operations certificate and a fully completed logbook. (stage2).
Or a formal letter from the employer stating that the candidate has met the equivalent of the OPITO Stage 2 lifting experience logbook criteria as stated in Appendix 1 of the standard. This should be in the form of written testimony from their current employer (Note: contact details, e.g. telephone number, email etc should be included on the testimony).
Pre-requisites for Stage 4
A valid in date Stage 3 or 4 Banksman & Slinger certificate.
Candidate will undertake practical assessments that will involve work of a physical nature and will be asked to sign a declaration of their fitness before undertaking the practical exercises
The assessment comprises of two parts
- Knowledge assessment
- Practical assessment
The Knowledge assessment comprises a written test of which the pass mark is 80%
The practical assessment criteria is laid out in the approved standard and will be carried out in a realistic working environment.
Benefits to the Organisation
Candidates will be assessed against a set standard and will add value to the company with their standard of work.
Benefits to the Individual
Candidates will benefit from the experience and expertise of our highly qualified instructors.
Course code: EV07/07