NPORS Appointed Person (N401)




5 Days

Valid for

5 Years

Course Provider(s)


Course Description

The Appointed person course is designed for all operatives responsible for the planning and execution of Lifting Operations. This course will make candidates more aware of the appointed person’s responsibilities and how best to fulfil them.

The novice course is split into 4 days of training and one day of testing.

By the end of the course delegates will have the knowledge to be able to design safe lifting plans that are compliant with the law, and take into account all health and safety requirements on site.

Days 1-4:

Explanation of qualifications
Legislation controlling crane operations
BS 7121 Explanation
LOLER regulations in detail
Crane appreciation
Crane stability
Safe slinging
Mobile crane selection
Risk assessment and method statement
Supervise a lift scenario
Practical induction
Case studies lift plan exercise
Procedures for planning lifts

Day 5:

NPORS Theory Test
NPORS Practical Assessment
RAMS and Lift Plan Exercise

Who Should Attend?

Operatives who are responsible for the planning and execution of lifting operations. Appointed Person Training Course is designed for operatives who are responsible for the planning and execution of lifting operations. This specific plant training course will provide candidates with the knowledge to ensure compliance with the law and safety of employees and those who may be affected by their actions.

Additional Information

Established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers.

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