The aim of the NPORS Compact Crane Training Course is to provide delegates with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a CompactCrane to the NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) standard.

Successful delegates will be issued with a relevant NPORS Operators Card which is valid for 5 years.

Course Content:

  • Safe, productive crane operation
  • How to recognise and understand crane signals
  • Crane jib positioning, including altering jib lengths and associated safety devices
  • Routine maintenance
  • The basic theory of power units, control systems and transmission systems
  • Programming and understanding safe load indicators and duties charts
  • Relevant legislation, statutory regulations and Codes of Practice
  • Safe slinging and an understanding of the types and capacities of chains, slings and lifting gear
  • Structural strength, including the effect of shock loading, stability and load displacement


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    WN8 9PT

    Midlands Office

    37 Regent Place
    B3 1UG



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