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Excavator as a Crane Course (NPORS N100)

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NPORS N100 – Excavator as a Crane


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Excavator as a Crane – NPORS N100 Course Aims

This course is aimed at people who require the knowledge and practical skills needed to safely carry out lifting operations using a 360 Excavator.

Excavator as a Crane – NPORS N100 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 an operator
Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
Be able to locate, identify and explain safe working loads, lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges
Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category
Identify and explain centres of gravity, calculate estimated weights of loads
Identify any overhead / proximity hazards
Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing, placement zone with the slinger / signaller
Ensure excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted
Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift
Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement
Environmental considerations
Carry out all of service and securing procedures

Excavator as a Crane – NPORS N100 FAQ

What is the Excavator as a Crane – NPORS N100 Training Method?
This highly interactive practical and classroom-based training course concludes with practical assessment and theory tests, demonstrating the candidate’s full understanding of the training.
How long is the Excavator as a Crane – NPORS N100 Course?
Novice Operator: 1-5 Days, maximum of 3 candidates

Experienced Operator: 1 Day test only, maximum of 6 candidates

Location: Nationwide Delivery on-site
Can you tell me more about Excavator as a Crane – NPORS N100 Certification?
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 and will have to achieve, within 2 years, the relevant NVQ.

For more information on the required NVQ please call us on 01623 287830
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