Course Aims

To provide comprehensive construction plant training on the responsibilities of an Appointed Person. To 
fully enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the NPORS assessment.

NPORS N401 - Appointed Person - Lifting Operations

Who Attends

Potential and existing operators who have received no formal instruction.

Course Content

  • Legislation ‐ LOLER, PUWER, HASAWA
  • Codes of practice ‐ BS7121 part 1 and BS712 part 3
  • Roles and responsibilities of personnel involved with lifting operations
  • Crane appreciation ‐ crane types, capabilities and limitations
  • Duty charts
  • Crane terminology
  • Site access and egress
  • Documentation and certification for lifting equipment and lifting accessories
  • Crane stability/ground conditions
  • Rated Capacity Indicators (RCI’s) and Safe Working Loads (SWL)
  • Selection of lifting accessories
  • Types of accessories and use
  • Mode factors for accessories
  • Down rating of accessories
  • Sling angles
  • Communications
  • Planning a lifting operation
  • Effects of wind and down rating
  • Practical siting assessment
  • Creating scale drawings
  • Writing a method statement and risk assessments

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Next Available Date:
  • Start Date

    02/09/2024

  • Availability

    5 Places

  • Duration

    5 Days

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