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NPORS Loading Shovel Training

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NPORS N209 – Loading Shovel Training – Loading Shovel Licence


Experienced & Novice

Course Aims

This course teaches you how to operate a Loading Shovel safely and productively.

Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, and relevant regulations and legislation
Undertake all pre-use checks
Configure and set for site and highway travel
Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces; laden and unladen
Manoeuvre plant in confined spaces
Configure and set for extraction and loading duties
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Extract differing types of materials from stockpiles and other sources
Form stockpiles of segregated materials and construct (temporary) ramps
Sort and place materials into transporting vehicles and hoppers
Spread and level ground and materials
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting
Loading Shovel Training Course FAQ
What is the 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 training 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 the 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 year, the relevant NVQ.

For more information on required NVQ call us on 01623 287830
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