NPORS 180 Excavator Training N201

The NPORS 180 Excavator training course provides candidates with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a 180 excavator in order to to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.

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    Get Your NPORS Card Quickly

    The level of training you need to get your NPORS card will vary from person to person, it will depend on your level of experience. Contact our team to discuss which is the best option for you.

    We will find the course you need at a date and venue that is right for you.

    NPORS 180 Excavator Agenda

    The course agenda will teach candidates the following -

    • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an 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 key controls and explain their functions
    • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
    • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for excavator 180° use
    • Prepare excavator 180° for use
    • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
    • Operate machinery safely and efficiently
    • Environmental considerations
    • Storage and transport of excavator 180° attachments
    • Explain loading / unloading procedures for machine transportation
    • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures


    1-10 Days depending on experience

    NPORS 180 Excavator Course Assessment

    Candidates will take a multiple choice test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a NPORS Operator Card which lasts for 5 years. 

    Who Should Attend?

    Anyone who needs to operate a 180 Excavator.

    CSCS Logo

    After booking your course please let us know if you require the NPORS/CSCS Card (required for construction industry) or the traditional NPORS card (suitable for sectors other than construction).

    If you require the CSCS logo then on successful completion of your course you will be issued with a red trained operator card valid for 2 years in which time an NVQ for the relevant plant category must be completed. A blue competent operators card is then issued which is valid for 5 years.

    All operators who require the NPORS/CSCS card must have completed the CSCS HSE Operatives touch screen test within the last 2 years.


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