NPORS Appointed Person

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NPORS Appointed Person Training & Testing

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You can book your course online at the bottom of this page. If you cannot see any suitable dates then please fill out the form or contact us on 01592 720033

Aims & Objectives

The NPORS Appointed Person Course is designed to offer candidates the fundamental knowledge and practical skills to work as an Appointed Person. Allowing the candidate to carry out the planning, selection of cranes, personnel and lifting equipment necessary for the management of the lifting operation to the required standard as defined in BS7121 Code of Practice Part 1 (General) 1989.


All NPORS Tests and training can be delivered at your site or at our purpose built training centre in Fife, Scotland.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who needs to work as an Appointed Person or is involved in lifting operations .

Course Duration

A 1 day ‘test only’ can be carried out on candidates with relevant experience.

Training duration is dependent on the number of candidates, and each candidates previous experience.  Generally a novice candidate would require 4 days training on the  (this is based on 6 candidates with little or no experience) however this could be reduced with relevant experience.


On successful completion of the course the candidates will receive an NPORS Trained Operators Card(National Plant Operators Registration Scheme). For more info on the scheme, please visit our NPORS page.