NPORS was established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.
NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers. The advantage of gaining an NPORS certification is training can be delivered on site compare to CPCS.
During the NPORS Slinger/Signaler course delegates will cover the following:
– Introduction & Aims
– Current Legislation (Inc LOLER 98)
– Understanding the Roles of a Slinger Signaller
– Pre-Use Inspections of Lifting Tackle
– Slinging Angles & Techniques, WLL & SWL
– Load Movement & Effects to Lifting Equipment
– Calculating Safe Working Loads
– Signals (As per BS7121)
– Handling Loads of Various Weights & Dimensions
– Theoretical Assessment
– Practical Assessment
For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification. If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card.
New entrants to the NPORS Scheme will undertake training / testing in the usual way.
New Entrant – No NVQ Held
Once successfully tested operators who do not hold the requisite NVQ with the units applicable to the category of plant achieved will be issued with a Trained Operator card valid for 2 years from the date they were tested. During the two year period they will be required to register for and achieve the requisite NVQ with the unit credits applicable to the category(s) of plant held on their Trained Operator card.
On successful completion of this process a Competent Operator card will be issued valid for 5 years from the date of application. A CPD record / operator logbook will also be issued.
New Entrant – NVQ Held
Once successfully tested operators who do currently hold the requisite NVQ with the unit credits applicable to the categories of plant held on their NPORS card will be issued with a Competent Operator card valid for 5 years from the date they were tested. Operators in receipt of the Competent Operator card will also be issued with a CPD record / operator logbook. This will be an ongoing record of the operators continuous professional development and of their operating hours in the workplace.
Please note that in all cases operators will have to supply proof of having passed the CITB Health, Safety & Environmental touch test within the two years prior to application for the card.
NPORS Cards can be requested with an individual expiry on each category, or one expiry date for all categories held.
Price: £650+VAT pp
For bookings call us on 0151-933-0905 or fill out the outline form below.