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N401 - Appointed Person

Course Introduction

The NPORS 401 – Appointed Person course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip individuals with the expertise and competencies required to oversee and plan lifting operations involving cranes, hoists, and other lifting equipment. This course is vital for individuals who hold the critical role of an Appointed Person within the lifting industry, as their responsibilities involve ensuring the safe and efficient execution of lifting operations.

The primary objective of the NPORS 401 course is to empower participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to meticulously plan and organize lifting operations. This entails a deep understanding of the various types of lifting equipment, their capabilities, and their respective safety procedures. Participants will also learn about relevant regulations and industry standards to ensure compliance and safety.

The course covers a wide range of topics, including risk assessment, load calculations, and understanding crane stability. It emphasizes the importance of effective communication and coordination with all stakeholders involved in the lifting operation, promoting a safe and efficient working environment. Additionally, the Appointed Person’s role in selecting appropriate lifting equipment and ensuring it is properly maintained and inspected is a core aspect of the course.

By the end of the NPORS 401 – Appointed Person course, participants should be proficient in developing lifting plans, method statements, and risk assessments. They will be capable of making critical decisions to mitigate risks and ensure the safety of all personnel on-site during lifting operations. This training is essential not only for the safety of the workforce but also for the prevention of costly accidents and damage to equipment. 

Course Information

Those who are required to plan and oversee lifting operations involving cranes, hoists or other lifting equipment. 

Entrants should be experienced in Lifting Operations.  Each delegate will be profiled before the course for suitability.

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.

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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