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N405 - Crane / Lift Supervisor

Course Introduction

The NPORS 405 course, known as Crane/Lift Supervisor training, equips individuals with a comprehensive skill set essential for overseeing lifting operations. This program is instrumental in promoting safe and efficient lifting procedures in various industrial settings. One of the central aspects of the course is mastering diverse communication methods crucial for effective coordination during lifting operations.

Participants learn how to communicate with crane operators, riggers, and other team members, ensuring seamless execution of tasks. Effective communication is vital to prevent accidents, ensure the safety of all personnel, and optimize the workflow. This includes the ability to clearly convey instructions, guidelines, and signals relevant to lifting processes.

The course also focuses on understanding the setup, erection, leveling, and dismantling requirements for different types of lifting equipment and lifts. Proficiency in these areas is vital to ensure that all machinery is used safely and effectively. This knowledge contributes to preventing equipment damage, minimizing downtime, and safeguarding the wellbeing of workers.

Furthermore, the NPORS 405 course delves into the critical aspect of setting up exclusion zones. Participants learn how to establish safe zones around lifting operations, ensuring that only authorized personnel are present. This minimizes the risk of accidents and provides a secure working environment.

Course Information

Those who want or need to supervise the use of cranes and lifting operations. 

Entrants should have experience in lifting operations.  Ideally past experience as a Slinger / Signaller.

Delegate Requirements – Delegates should be physically fit, in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness.  

Novice – This course is designed for the complete Novice delegate.

Experienced – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 3 months.

Refresher – Delegates must have already attended a course and have valid proof in the form of certification.

Experienced Worker Test (EWA) – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 2 years.

NPORS – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme

Founded in 1992, NPORS was formed to challenge the status quo within the construction industry and we are as dedicated to the goal of ensuring standards today as the day it all began.

NPORS stands firm on the principles it was founded on; supporting industry, regulated training and testing, consistent improvement, equal opportunities and transparency about how we work. Since it’s beginnings, NPORS has continued to progress to be a trusted and recognised name in the industry, offering employers a credible training alternative.

All delegates who attend our NPORS accredited course will receive an NPORS ID Card and Registration.

This course is approved for CITB Levy Funding.

We are a CITB Approved Training Organisation and will process your levy payment if you are a registered company.

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