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NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Appointed Person-N401 course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NPORS) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.

What is the NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 course?

Category: Plant-Operations
Level: Beginner

The NPORS Appointed Persons Lifting Operations course is designed for workers that already have construction site experience either as a slinger/signaller, or crane supervisor, or have been in a role of responsibility associated with the movement of loads.

How long is the NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 certificate valid for?

The NPORS Appointed Person-N401 course certificate has 5 years validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 course designed for?

This course is aimed at supervisors and managers with responsibility for lifting operations. This course will give you an understanding of the appointed persons responsibilities and how to fulfil them.

What subjects does the NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 course cover?

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

How is the NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 course assessed?

NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions.

NPORS Practical assessment.

What certificate do I get for passing the NPORS - Appointed Person-N401 course?
NPORS - Appointed Person-N401
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