Banksman - Course Schedule

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Banksman - Course Details

Training Provider: ICM

Location: Live Instructor-Led Online

Language: English

Term Of Validity: 2 years

Number Of Delegates: 5 to 20

Targeted Audience: Any personnel wishing to become competent in the Banksman role in the oil and gas industry.

Objective: The aim of this course is to provide workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to work safely and efficiently in directing crane, rigging and lifting operations in an offshore hoisting environment.


  • Theory – 06 hours (online)
  • Regulations and safety issues
  • Introduction to lifting roles and equipment
  • Preparing for the lift
  • Carrying out the lift
  • The Banksman’s duties
  • Communications and visibility Pratical – 1,5 Hours
  • The role of a Banksman in a planned lift

Practice Material: ICM Online LIVE Platform

Elearning: Yes

Exam: Test with minimum required score of 60% Test – 0,5 Hour.

Technical Reference:

  • OSHA 1910.176 - Handling materials – general - Materials Handling and Storage
  • OSHA 4491: Marine Cargo Handling
  • HOISTING and RIGGING Safety Manual - Infrastructure Health & Safety Association IHSA
  • OSHA 1926.251 - Rigging equipment for material handling
  • OPITO Approved Standard Banksman & Slinger Training (Stages 1 & 2)
  • LOLER 1998 - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998: Open learning guidance
  • PUWER 1998 - Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998: Open learning guidance

Price Detail:

  • Free ($0 USD) for Exclusive Customers under Service Agreement with ICM Group
  • $30USD per candidate per training (if over 10 candidates per session)
  • $50USD per candidate per training (if less than 10 candidates per session)