Who Should Attend

This course is for operators who are not required to operate plant and machinery at its full capacity .Training in non operational duties of moving plant include, plant fitters, delivery drivers who will only move the item of plant in the work place for a specific reason, maintenance and repair or delivery and collection to and from site.

his course can be completed by both novice and experienced candidates. We also offer refresher tests.

Novice course- 2 days

Experienced worker tests- 1 day theory and practical assessment

Course information

Category N132 Plant Mover

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform 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 plant mover use
➢ Prepare machinery for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently
➢ Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
➢ Environmental considerations
➢ Storage and transport of machinery attachments
➢ Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
➢ Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures


Assessment will be to NPORS standards consisting of a theory test and practical test.


NPORS Traditional card – With the traditional card there is no requirements to complete an NVQ, a five year card is issued and after five years reassessment is required.

NPORS CSCS – To ensure that the operator is able to receive the NPORS CSCS logo card, candidates must have completed the relevant health and safety test within the last 2 years of the test date. This will issue a trained operator card. To gain a competent operator card the candidate will be required to complete an NVQ in the specific item of plant.

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NPORS was established in 1992, The National Plant Operators registration Scheme is now one of the leading accreditation’s working across construction, industrial, utilities, warehousing, agricultural, ports and marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and accredited training providers.

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Lambert Construction

Thank you for providing the testing the lads have all fed back to me on how good the training and testing was what I observed was very thorough. We will be in touch with future training going forward.

Lambert Construction


Neil and the team helped massively when training up our guys for an NPORS piling rig certification

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