Standards for Technical Roles

Banksman & Slinger Stage 3 Competence Assessment Standard

Standard Code: 9068

Revision: 4

Amendment: March 2015

Aim and objectives:

The aim and objective of the OPITO Stage 3 competence assessment is to establish that the candidate has the required underpinning knowledge, understanding and practical skills to fulfil the role of Banksman and Slinger safely and effectively.

Target audience:

The target group for the Banksman and Slinger Training Stage 3 is personnel that wish to become OPITO certified competent Banksman and Slingers.

Delegate pre-requisites:

Delegates must hold a valid OPITO approved Banksman and Slinger Training Stage 1 certificate and a fully completed logbook based on the Banksman and Slinger Training Stage 2 requirements. A formal letter from the candidates employer may also be submitted for approval if the candidate does not hold valid certification.


2 years

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