NPORS Excavator Training Novice N202

The NPORS Excavator Training Novice course is suitable for novice operators who have never used an excavator before and are looking to obtain their NPORS card.

This NPORS course covers both practical and theoretical aspects to operating both the tracked and wheeled excavator, with the NPORS test at the end.

From £1600 + VAT

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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 Excavator Training Novice Agenda

    • Statutory Requirements
    • Site Safety Awareness
    • Operating Safety Code
    • Road & Site Travelling Procedures
    • Introduction to the Machine
    • Control Familiarisation
    • Pre-Start Checks & Basic Maintenance Procedures
    • Basic Driving Procedures & Practice
    • Use of Hydraulic Controls
    • Excavating & Digging Procedures/Practice
    • Trenching Procedures/Practice
    • Back-filling Procedures/Practice
    • Park and shut down procedures
    • Road & Site Travelling Procedures/Practice


    This is a 10 day course

    NPORS Excavator Training Novice Course Assessment

    Candidates will take a verbal theory test, and complete a practical assessment. Successful candidates will receive a NPORS Operator Card which lasts for 3 years.

    Who Should Attend?

    This NPORS Excavator course is suitable for novice operators who have little or no experience for wheeled and tracked 360 excavators and are looking to obtain their NPORS Operator Card.

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    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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