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"The NPORS N405 Crane Supervisor Training Course is a comprehensive and hands-on program designed to equip learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills to become trained Crane supervisors The course aims to train individuals to safely control lifting operations, ensuring they are compliant with LOLER regulations, BS7121 as well as Industry best practice

"The NPORS  N405 Crane Supervisor Training Course is a multi-level program that caters to both beginners with no prior experience and seasoned operators looking to obtain a recognised qualification. The training is delivered by a team of experienced and certified instructors who are well-versed in lifting techniques and Industry safety standards. 

NPORS Crane supervisor training

What's does the NPORS Crane supervisor course include? By the end of the training course you should have strong skills in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and your responsibilities as a crane supervisor

  • Be able to confirm manufacturers requirements as per technical data confirmed to relevant regulations and legislation

  • Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment, lifting accessories & explain their basic construction uses applications and their functions

  • Be able to interpret and extract information on all relevant documentation

  • Be able to carry out pre use checks of non-specialist lifting accessories and identify non serviceable items

  • Explain the function and use of RCI's and anti-collision systems and use the information provided

  • Set up exclusion zones explaining actions required 

  • Set up an exclusion zone explaining actions required for emergency actions identifying any overhead hazards

  • Identify Potential Hazards and unsafe lifting practices using in different lifting scenarios

  • Explain the importance of checking the security of various types of loads to a Hook using the relevant lifting accessories and procedures ensuring load balance security and integrity

  • Supervise the movement of loads to different types of location using different methods of communication

  • Explain all environmental considerations and explain how factors such as the external area to the lift zone can affect the planning of the lifting operation

  • Carry out all "out of service" and securing procedures

How will I be assessed? Throughout the course, operatives will undergo both theoretical assessments and practical evaluations to gauge their progress.

Upon successful completion of the Crane Supervisor Training Course, participants will receive a nationally recognised card which will be valid for 5 years for traditional NPORS cards or 2 years for CSCS logo NPORS. This can be converted to a blue competent operator card on completion of the relevant NVQ and would then be valid for 5 years. 


Do I have to attend the full course if I'm already experienced? 
The training course welcomes individuals with varying levels of experience and it's possible to take an 1 day refresher course on site Provided you have previously held a crane supervisor qualification. Your trainer will discuss timescales and agree a training programme with you based on your experience. 

What is the price of the NPORS Crane Supervisor Training
The price of the course there is depending upon your experience and training location, one day refresher courses can be carried out from as little as £400 + VAT making it one of the most commercially viable qualification schemes on the market. 
Other relevant training activities include: 
N402 Slinger/Signaller
N401 Appointed person BS7121

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