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NPORS – Forward Tipping Dumper (N204)

This course provides delegates with practical and theory application of the use of a Forward Tipping Dumper with the aim to enable the completion of NPORS Certification. 


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Course Details

Product number: NPORS_FTD|SW10094

This course is designed to provide foundation training in the safe operation and maintenance of a Forward Tipping Dumper.

It is suitable for operators of all abilities and those who have previously received no formal training or instruction.

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based theory and practical hands on training.

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Carrying out pre start and running checks
  • Set the Dumper for site & road travel
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground (both loaded & unloaded)
  • Travel up & down substantial inclines (both loaded & unloaded)
  • Position dumper to receive loads
  • Comply with loading procedures
  • Discharge loads into trenches & over edges
  • Place machine in and out of service condition
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures on & off of transporter


Novice delegate – 3 days
Experienced Worker Test – 1 day of testing

This course is suitable for any delegate wishing to gain a NPORS Forward Tipping Dumper certificate.

Experienced workers, categorised as those with having either 18 months provable work experience and/or 6 months consistent daily experience in the category, will be able to undertake a Experienced Workers Test (EWT). Completion of a EWT will allow experienced workers to take the NPORS Theory and Practical tests required for a NPORS certificate.


Traditional NPORS card
• Novice – No pre-requisites
• Experienced Workers - either 18 months provable work experience and/or 6 months consistent daily experience in the category.
In addition to the above, delegates must have an in date relevant CITB Health, Safety and Environment Touchscreen Test. Failure to attend with this qualification may result in you being denied entry to the course and forfeiture of all fees.
A good understanding of spoken and written English is also required.

Traditional NPORS Card – Refresher training is advised every 3 years.

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates applying for NPORS/CSCS Card will be awarded a NPORS Red Trained Operators Card valid for 2 years. During this time delegates will be required to register for a relevant NVQ. Upon successfully completing the NVQ, delegates will be awarded a Competent Operators Card valid for 5 years. A CPD record / operator logbook will also be issued which will need to be kept up to date.

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