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Lifting and Slinging Practical Course

LEEA Accredited Training 

Course Details

This 2-day course is designed and delivered in accordance to Lifting Equipment Engineers Association [LEEA] and acceptable code of practice for the safe use of lifting equipment.

This includes practical lifting operations assessment leading to the LEEA accredited certificate upon successful completion.

Course Duration: 2 days

Lifting and Slinging Course Objectives

At the end of the training, participants would have knowledge of:

  • Legislations, regulations and standards governing the use of lifting equipment
  • Force Influence & Rating Methods
  • How to do Load Estimation
  • Different types of slings
  • Different types of lifting accessories
  • How to select appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Correct crane signals according to BS 7121
  • Carrying out a safe lifting operation
2021 Training Calendar
Course Outline
  • Legislation
  • Health & Safety at Work Summary
  • Lifting Equipment Definitions & Terminology
  • LOLER ‘98
  • Requirement for a Pre –use Check
  • Calculating the forces in Slings
  • Uniform Load Method
  • Trigonometric Load Method
  • Calculating load weight
  • Chain Slings
  • Sling Configurations
  • Shackles, Eyebolts and Hooks
  • Shortening clutches
  • Rigging Screws
  • Wire Rope Grips
  • Correct Crane Signals
  • Correct selection of Lifting Equipment
  • Safe Lifting Operation


Candidates are assessed both theoretically and practically in the course of the training against the requisite course objectives.

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