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N301a - Abrasive Wheel Awareness

Course Introduction

The NPORS 017 Hand-Held Cutoff Saw training course is a comprehensive program designed to equip users with the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively operate hand-held petrol cutoff saws. This course is crucial for individuals who need to use these tools in various industrial and construction settings. It focuses on several key aspects, including identifying, selecting, inspecting, and fitting different types of cutting wheels on a variety of hand-held cutoff saws.

One of the primary objectives of this training is to enhance participants’ understanding of the legal applications of hand-held cutoff saws. This is essential to ensure compliance with safety regulations and to prevent accidents and injuries in the workplace. Knowing when and how to use these tools within the law is a critical aspect of this training.

The practical session of the course is particularly valuable, as it provides hands-on experience in choosing the appropriate cutting wheel, inspecting it for any defects or damage, and correctly fitting it for a specific cutting task. This practical component helps participants gain the confidence and competence needed to operate these saws safely and efficiently.

Overall, the NPORS 017 Hand-Held Cutoff Saw training course is an essential resource for individuals who work with hand-held cutoff saws in their professional roles. It not only enhances their skills and knowledge but also emphasizes the importance of adhering to legal requirements, ultimately contributing to a safer and more productive work environment. Whether you are a construction worker, landscaper, or any professional who relies on hand-held cutoff saws, this course can significantly improve your ability to handle these tools effectively and responsibly. 

Course Information

Those who are required to use Hand Held Cut-Off Saws 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.

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