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This course is designed to give candidates the necessary theoretical and practical skills to enable them to safely operate Loading Shovels.
NPORS Traditional Route – The card will last for 3 years. An NVQ is not required. The CITB Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test is not a prerequisite.
NPORS CSCS Route – Delegates will receive a red card, carrying the CSCS Logo, which is valid for 2 years. If you complete your NVQ within this time a blue card is issued which then lasts 5 years. Delegates must also have completed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test within 2 years prior to the course. If you require the CITB Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test please let us know and we can arrange this for you. If an NVQ has already been completed, please let us know and you will receive a blue card lasting 5 years.
Anyone wishing to gain a Loading Shovel certificate who has no previous knowledge or experience.
To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
A basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and responsibilities as plant operator.
A working knowledge of the manufactures 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 manufactures and legislative requirements.
Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for loading shovel use.
Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
Prepare the loading shovel for use, operate machinery safely and efficiently.
Storage and transport of implements and attachments.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and uploading procedures for machine transportation.
Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.
Theoretical training and test.
Practical training and test.
On successful completion of this course, candidates will receive an NPORS card.
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