N209 – Loading Shovel

Course Duration: 1 - 5 days

The aim of training candidates on N209 – Loading Shovel is to provide them with basic knowledge and practical skills to NPORS high standard. (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme).  All candidates will be trained and tested Toland Training/PTES accredited Instructors. 
Training also includes theory and practical test.  On successful completion of the NPORS assessments you will be issued with NPORS.  Certification.  All candidates must have undertaken a Health and Safety Touch Screen Theory Test within the last 2 years.  CITB Grant possibly available to levy payers.


Experienced Worker Test,
upon successful completion the candidate will be able to:

Carry out pre-start inspection.
Operate safely under varying site conditions.
Carry out minor adjustments and routine service.
Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and instructions and accepted good practice.


Course Summary

Introduction to machine
Relevant regulations/legislation
Pre-start inspections/maintenance
General driving (including inclines)
Vehicle loading
Use of 4 in 1 bucket (if applicable)
Controls and instruments
Excavating from bank/stockpile
Daily and routine maintenance
Cleaning of working area
Stockpiling and levelling
Theory and Practical Tests

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