NPORS Rear Tipping Dumper Course Duration

Novice Operator: 2 days training, maximum 3 candidates.

Refresher: 1 day, maximum 3 candidates

Experienced Worker Test: 1 day test only, maximum 6 candidates.

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


NPORS Traditional card – valid for 5 years.



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 Slinger/Signaller 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 Slinger/Signaller Course Objectives

This course provides To provide you with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to slinging and signalling, working in the construction industry and allied environments.

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 Slinger/Signaller 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 Slinger/Signaller test, a theory section comprised of 25 questions and a practical session, therefore a good understanding of spoken and written English is required.

NPORS Slinger/Signaller 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 Slinger / Signaller

  • 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 lifting 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 non-specialist lifting 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 Slinger / Signaller use

  • Secure various types of loads to a hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance, security and integrity

  • Direct and guide the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication

  • Environmental considerations

  • Carry out all out-of service and securing procedures

Why Book with DTG Training

  • Slinger/Signaller 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