The NPORS 301b course is a comprehensive training program aimed at equipping participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for the safe and effective use of abrasive wheels in various applications. The course is designed to ensure that users can confidently identify, select, inspect, and fit different types of abrasive wheels onto a range of equipment.
The theory aspect of the course focuses on the proper selection of abrasive wheels, considering factors such as the material to be worked on, the type of equipment in use, and the specific task at hand. Participants learn how to identify the characteristics and specifications of different abrasive wheels, ensuring they make informed choices to maximize safety and efficiency.
Inspecting abrasive wheels is a crucial part of the training, as it ensures that the wheels are in good condition and free from defects that could lead to accidents. Understanding these inspections helps participants prevent potential hazards and maintain the integrity of the equipment.
Properly fitting wheels is essential to prevent accidents, minimize wear and tear, and maximize productivity. Participants practice fitting wheels on various types of equipment, gaining hands-on experience that boosts their confidence and competence.
The course also emphasizes the importance of complying with legal regulations surrounding abrasive wheel usage. This knowledge is vital to ensure that participants operate within the boundaries of the law and maintain a safe working environment.
The practical session is a hands-on experience where participants put their knowledge into action. They choose, inspect, and fit abrasive wheels for specific tasks on a variety of equipment, gaining practical skills that they can apply in real-world scenarios.
Those who are required to use abrasive wheels 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.
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.