Lifting power train


Health & Safety

Lifting and attachment of loads

This module provides an overview of the various types of sling (attachment) gear and hoisting devices use especially in the production, erection and maintenance of wind turbines. Focus is on the construction and function of sling gear and hoisting devices, and on unequivocal communication between slinger and crane operator. Participants learn so select and use suitable sling gear and hoisting devices.
Unlimited validity of the certificate, but annual instruction is necessary if working as a slinger.

Learning Outcomes




Assessment Method

Additional Information about the Module and the RSC Standard for Training Providers

Number of Trainers
Theory 1, Practical 1

Trainer Requirements
Training as rigger/slinger, at least 2 years proof of employment in hoisting operation, Career record in the wind industry, Detailed knowledge of wind turbine technology

Equipment Requirements
Demonstration components, Wind turbine components, Sling gear, Hoisting gear

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