NPORS – N100 Excavator As A CraneNPORS

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Course Dates

N100 Excavator As A Crane - Levy & Non Levy - Novice £1200.00Call for dates 5 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL
N100 Excavator As A Crane - Levy & Non Levy - Refresher - £30 + Vat for card £695.00Call for dates 2 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL
N100 Excavator As A Crane - Levy & Non Levy - Test Only - £30 + Vat for card£300.00Call for dates 1 dayBrownhills WS8 7DL

Awarding Body


Course Name

N017 Abrasive wheels – Hand Held Cut Off Saw

Course Overview

This Excavator as Crane NPORS bolt-on only certification delivers the necessary knowledge and understanding of Excavator 360s and how to use them safely. It is specifically aimed at Plant Operators who require practical and theory-based training and assessment to use an excavator as a crane.

Course Structure

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • Be able to conform to manufacturers requirements as per technical data, conform to relevant regulations and legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine
  • Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain in open and confined areas
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Be able to locate, identify and explain safe working loads, lifting capacity chart and explain different lifting configurations and working ranges
  • Identify and explain different lifting procedures, explain what task could fall into each category
  • Identify and explain centres of gravity, calculate estimated weights of loads
  • Identify any overhead / proximity hazards
  • Be able to agree the signal codes / hand signals, direction of movement, safe working and safe landing, placement zone with the slinger / signaller
  • Ensure excavator is in a safe condition for attachments to be fitted
  • Checked load integrity and security by carrying out trial lift ➢ Be able to lift and move a load to a designated position in a safe and controlled manner ensuring minimum uncontrolled movement
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all out of service and securing procedures

Course Duration

The level of course required will be determined upon application and confirmation of an individual’s experience.


  • Midland Plant Training and Testing, Brownhills, WS8 7DL
  • NPORS training can also take place at our clients site provided the appropriate machinery is available for training/testing

Course Completion

Successful candidates will receive a the appropriate NPORS licence card requested.

Book or Enquire Now

To book a course, or for more information, please call our Training Team on:
01905 425 468
(Option 2 > Option 1).