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Plant Supervisor Awareness

Course Introduction

The NPORS N034 Plant Supervisor Awareness course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip individuals with a fundamental understanding of plant machinery and equipment within the construction industry. This course goes beyond merely acquainting participants with the equipment; it delves into the potential hazards associated with construction work, emphasizing the critical importance of safety in such environments.

One of the primary focuses of the course is to enlighten participants about the inherent dangers of working in construction. From heavy machinery operations to on-site activities, the course provides insights into the various risks involved and underscores the need for a vigilant approach to ensure a safe working environment.

The responsibilities of a supervisor in the context of plant machinery operations are a central theme in this training. Participants learn about the crucial role they play in overseeing operations, managing risks, and ensuring compliance with safety regulations. The course aims to empower supervisors with the knowledge and skills needed to create a secure work environment for themselves and their teams.

Selecting the correct work equipment is a critical aspect covered in the training. Participants gain insights into the factors that should influence their decisions when choosing machinery, considering aspects such as the nature of the task, site conditions, and safety implications. This knowledge is pivotal in preventing accidents and optimizing work efficiency.

Moreover, the course provides a detailed understanding of the procedures necessary for safe work practices. From operational protocols to emergency response plans, participants are equipped with the tools to navigate diverse scenarios, fostering a culture of safety on construction sites.

Course Information

This qualification has been developed for those already working, or preparing to work, in the industry and who will be required to supervise plant operations 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.

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.

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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