NPORS MATERIAL RE-HANDLER TRAINING

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NPORS Material Re-Handler Course Duration

Novice Operator: 5 days training, maximum 3 candidates.

Refresher: 1 day, maximum 3 candidates

Experienced Worker Test: 1 day test only, maximum 4 candidates.

Location: Our Instructors can deliver training across London and the South-East.

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Certification

NPORS Traditional card – valid for 5 years.

 

OR

NPORS card with CSCS logo – accepted by all major building contractor’s. The initial card is the RED trained operator card which lasts for 2 years and can be upgraded to BLUE competent operator card further to completion of relevant NVQ.

CSCS Health & Safety Test

If you require the NPORS Material Re-Handler operator card with the CSCS logo on then you must have completed the operatives health and safety test within the last two years.

In house certificates: suitable as proof of operator competence accepted for insurance and HSE compliance.

This course may be eligible for CITB grant funding. Click the logo to find out more.

NPORS Material Re-Handler Course

This course is aimed at candidates who require a formal qualification for operating and maintaining a Material Re-Handler

NPORS is an approved CSCS Partner Card Scheme, providing evidence that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for safe movement of construction machinery. Furthermore, training criteria is based on the approved standards of the Construction Leadership Council.

Entry Requirements

We offer Novice or Experienced Worker training and assessment. EWT Test are for operators who have received some form of training in the past or alternatively have been operating as a Material Re-Handler for some time. If you are unsure if you qualify to go down the test route please contact us to discuss this in more detail.

Candidates that require the 'HS&E TESTED Logo' displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years.

There are two parts to the Material Re-Handler test, a theory section comprised of 25 questions and a practical session, therefore a good understanding of spoken and written English is required.

NPORS Material Re-Handler Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer's handbook for the particular machine to be used

  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions

  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions

  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer's and legislative requirements

  • Safely mount and dismount the machine

  • Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely

  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas/

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area

  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out processing tasks

  • Carry out processing task

  • Load material onto transporting vehicles, containers or processing plant

  • Fit and remove attachments

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation

  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Variations

  • Up to 5T 

  • Up to 10T 

  • Excavator above and below 10T

  • Wheeled Or Tracked.

Why Book with DTG Training

  • Material Re-Handler training is available 6 days a week to suit your business requirements

  • Our Instructors are experienced, friendly and approachable.

  • Our training and assessment packages are competitively priced. 

  • We can deliver direct to your chosen location.

For further information or questions

If you require any further details or have a question regarding any of our courses, please email us or call 07542 845868