NPORS CONSTRUCTION PLANT

360 Excavator – Tracked or Wheeled - Above & Below 10 Tonne

LOCATION

LOCATION

National
DURATION

DURATION

1 - 10 Day
FUNDING

FUNDING

CITB Grant
ACCREDITATION

ACCREDITATION

NPORS
VALID FOR

VALID FOR

2 - 5 Years
PRICE

PRICE

From £ 250 pp
360 Excavator (Above & Below 10 Tonne) – Tracked or Wheeled - Construction Plant

Course

Overview

The Excavator 360 is an integral piece of plant to carry out excavation and earthwork activities on site. Often referred to as a digger with tracks or a rubber duck with wheels the machine can work with a variety of materials and has numerous attachments. Safely operating this vital piece of plant requires attention and skill to protect everyone involved.

This course delivers the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to operate the excavator effectively and safely. It is specifically aimed at operators who want or require a formal qualification for the safe and efficient operation of an Excavator 360. Throughout this course we will take the candidate through the training material and support their development, ensuring they are trained to the national occupational standards set by the awarding organisation, NPORS.

Through a mix of practical and theory-based assessments, candidates will cover manufacturer instructions, safe procedures and responsibilities while participating in practical plant operating activities and best practice exercises conducted on site. The training and assessments follow national standards and is fully accredited by NPORS.

Course

Programme

By the end of this course the candidate can expect to have an understanding of the following:
Understanding the dangers of working in the industry, and their responsibilities as a plant operator
Latest relevant legislation – specific to Plant Operators
All environmental considerations and the impact of using an excavator on site
Working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine
Theoretical understanding of plant operations
Understanding the instruments and controls (including structural parts)
Inspections prior to use
Correct procedures for loading site vehicles
How to configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely on different terrain in open and confined areas
How to operate an Excavator 360 safely and efficiently
Correct operating methods, including industry accepted best practice
Understanding of the Machine Systems and use of the Operator’s manual
Excavating a variety of ground and in different scenarios
Situational awareness and how to fit and remove attachments safely
Navigating inclines, declines and undulating ground
Carry out shut down procedures

Course

Delivery

The delivery of this course will be primarily practical through machine operating sessions, along with a classroom-based training and assessment. To achieve the qualification, the candidate will need to attend and complete both the theory and practical assessments. Our occupationally competent trainers will carry out delivery of the training / assessments with the candidate and complete the session with an NPORS practical observation and a short question paper.

Course

Location

This course can be delivered at our training centre or at a location suitable to you, providing it meets with the awarding body requirements. This can be discussed and agreed prior to booking the course.

Course

Certification

On successfully achieving a pass mark on both components of the course the candidate will qualify for either an NPORS/CSCS Construction Plant Operator Card, valid for two years or a Traditional Operators card, valid for three to five years depending on sector-specific or in-company requirements.

If you don’t require a nationally accredited qualification and just need to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act, then why not choose a CTS In house certificate, and benefit from a more cost efficient training and assessment route?

Course

Duration

The training and assessment options for NPORS accredited courses vary to accommodate novices and experienced candidates.

  • Novice training - 10 days with a maximum of 3 novice candidates with 1 machine
  • Refresher training – 1 day with a maximum of 3 experienced candidates with 1 machine
  • Assessment only – 1 day session with a maximum of 4 experienced candidates with 1 machine
For Construct Training Services In house certification ratios please get in touch with the team.

Additional

Information

Candidates will need to provide valid proof of identity on the first day of the course, such as a copy of their passport or driving licence. They will also need to provide their own PPE and be wearing it as required. All Certification fees are included in the course cost and the candidates will need to attend the full duration of the course to be awarded the certificate.

Why

CTS?

Construct Training Services, is a leading provider of Construction and Civil Engineering training courses, spanning Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. With an expert team and over 30 years of experience, we have developed outstanding success rates, which has allowed us to collaborate with local and national stakeholders.

With a portfolio of nationally recognised qualifications and a team that consistently delivers high quality training at the highest standards, we're proud to offer a benchmark service for our clients across the industry.

Course

Price List

Prices displayed are based on the NPORS Assessment Only Route, for Novice and Refresher costs please get in touch with the team.
Group of 4
£ 250 pp
Group of 3
£ 350 pp
Group of 2
£ 450 pp
Individual
£ 600

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Us

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Frequent

Questions

HOW LONG WILL IT BE BEFORE I RECEIVE MY NPORS CARD?
It will take about 2 weeks for your NPORS Card to come to us and then we shall post it out to you via recorded delivery.

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Beaumont Enterprise Centre

72 Boston Road, Leicester

Leicestershire, LE4 1HB

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