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Lifting and Slinging Operations


One day.


At a MetTECH UK Training Centre or other suitable premises.

Suitable For

Personnel involved in lifting, lowering and movement of loads.

Course Aim

To provide delegates with:

  • an understanding of their duties and responsibilities, as required by the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER).

Course Content

  • An overview of Lifting and Slinging, and the Regulations.
  • Safe methods of slinging.
  • Selection of appropriate lifting tackle.
  • Angles of slings and how to calculate a safe working load.
  • Inspection of and reporting on lifting equipment.
  • Standard code of signals.
  • Safe working practices.
  • Underpinning knowledge test.
  • Practical test.


Road Transport Industry Training Board (RTITB) Certificate, including registration on the National Operator Registration Scheme (NORS).

For further information, please contact us at:



t: 01324 471411

e: grangemouth@mettech.co.uk

Or contact us on 0800 9 53 54 55