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Plant Loader and Securer

Course Introduction

The NPORS N120 Plant Loader and Securer course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the construction industry, emphasizing the potential hazards associated with their role as operatives. This program equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to operate efficiently and safely within the industry.

The course begins by instilling a fundamental understanding of the industry, ensuring that participants are well-versed in the nuances of their work environment. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and mitigating potential dangers inherent to the construction sector, fostering a safety-conscious mindset among participants.

Operatives undertaking the NPORS N120 course gain a heightened awareness of their responsibilities within the industry. This includes a focus on their role as plant loaders and securers. Participants learn the importance of adhering to safety protocols and industry standards to prevent accidents and injuries.

A significant aspect of the course involves developing the ability to identify various types of transport used in the industry. This includes understanding the specific configurations required for loading and unloading activities. Participants become adept at loading and directing items of plant onto and off transporting vehicles, a crucial skill that contributes to the smooth and efficient flow of operations on construction sites.

Moreover, the program covers a range of associated activities, ensuring that participants are well-rounded in their skills and understanding. This comprehensive approach helps them contribute effectively to the overall success of construction projects.

Course Information

This qualification has been developed for those already working, or preparing to work, in the industry and who will be loading and securing plant equipment for transport as part of their working duties.

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.  It is, however, desirable (but not mandatory) that applicants should be literate and have had driving experience as an indication of dexterity

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

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

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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For Prices, Availability & Bookings Please Call 03331 888 111


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