Aims and outcomes
This course aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to plan, prepare and complete Banksman work safely and efficiently in a mining or construction working environment. Candidates will be able to determine the SWL/WLL of lifting equipment including reeve and choke factors; calculate load weights and determine centre of gravity; select, maintain and inspect fibre ropes, chains, steel and wire ropes; perform relevant splicing and bends and hitches; sling loads; control crane movements; assess suitable landing areas; undertake traffic management; disconnect loads.
Candidates must have completed a rigging and slinging qualification or equivalent.
The Banksman course is mapped to the Nationally Recognised unit of competency:
PMASUP237B Undertake crane, dogging and load transfer Operations, including:
Successful candidates will be awarded the Nationally Recognised unit of competency, PMASUP237B Undertake crane, dogging and load transfer operations recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Duration24 hours conducted over 3 days.
Maximum Participants8 persons