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"The NPORS N204 Forward Tipping Dumper Training Course is a comprehensive and hands-on program designed to equip learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills to become trained Forward Tipping Dumper operators. The course aims to train individuals to safely operate forward tipping dumpers, ensuring they are compliant with PUWER regulations as well as Industry best practice
"The NPORS N204 Forward Tipping Dumper 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 Plant operations and Industry safety standards.
What's does the NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper 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 you and your responsibilities are 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
Be able to conduct all pre operational checks in accordance with the manufacturers and legislative requirements
Be able to identify and maintain PPE appropriate for forward tipping dumper use
Be able to prepare forward tipping dumper for use and operate safely and efficiently
Be able to conduct all necessary safety checks of the work area
Be able to attach and set trailers ready for operation
Have knowledge of environmental considerations
Understand storage requirements and transport of accessories and attachments
e able to carry out all end of shift and shutdown 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 Forward Tipping Dumper 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 experienced worker test on site. Your trainer will discuss timescales and agree a training programme with you based on your experience.
What is the price of the NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper Training?
The price of the course there is depending upon your experience and training location, experienced worker tests with no training required can be carried out from as little as £250 + VAT making it one of the most commercially viable qualification schemes on the market.
Other relevant training activities include:
N204 Tracked dumper
N139 Mini Dumper
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