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Winching & Recovery

The candidate can carry out training or training + test which can be carried out on site.

After completion of the course the candidate will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities when winching and recovering.
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of winching and recovery equipment and lifting accessories. Explain their basic construction, uses, applications and their functions.
  • Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks on winching and recovery accessories and identify non-serviceable items.
  • Explain procedures for placing non-serviceable items out-of-service.
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity and calculate estimated weights of loads.
  • Set up exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions, identifying any overhead hazards.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for winching and recovery.
  • Secure various types of loads to the winch using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring loaf balance, security and integrity.
  • Winch, Recover and guide the movement of loads from various locations using different methods of communication.
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all out of service and securing procedures.

TSI Training Ltd, Easington Lea Farm West,
Easington Colliery, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 3UP