NPORS – Report of Thorough Examination

NPORS – Rigging and Fleeting Loads Course
November 7, 2018
NPORS Crane Appointed Person / Persons (Lifting Operations)
June 14, 2021
Date: 22/23-02-2021 @ 8.30 Location: Tinode BlessingtonEnquire / Book

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    NPORS – Report of Thorough Examination NPORS Category N019

    NPORS – National Plant Operators Registration Scheme


    This is a Report of Thorough Examination course designed for employees who have a responsibility for issuing, storing, pre-use and in-service inspection, condemning or acquiring lifting equipment and for persons required to carry out thorough examination on lifting accessories, equipment and small plant.



    No previous experience required, but a knowledge of lifting accessories and equipment would be an advantage and that the learner has completed basic training in Health and Safety and environment,

    e.g. Safepass or equivalent.


    Course Duration

    2 days.


    Maximum Number

    8 persons.


    Training Aids

    Lecture notes, audio visual presentation and specific items of rigging equipment.



    Written and practical test.



    On successful completion of the course candidates will receive an NPORS ID Card & certificate valid for 5 years.

    Additional Information

    Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact:





    On completion of this course the learner will be capable of:

    • Have a basic understanding of the industry, dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a competent person carrying out inspections of lifting equipment, accessories and


    • Be able to conform to manufactures requirements as per technical data and to confirm to relevant legislation,
    • Be able to locate, identify and explain different types of lifting equipment, accessories and Examine their basic construction, explain their uses, applications and functions.


    • Be able to interpret and extract information from all relevant


    • Explain and demonstrate a comprehensive thorough


    • Identify and demonstrate how to complete a thorough examination inspection


    • Environmental


    • Carry out storage and securing



    • principles and terminology


    • Relevant legislation and ACOPs, LOLER, PUWER, General Applications, BS and BSEN Standards
    • Safe systems of work


    • Risk assessment, planning and control of lifting operations


    • Lifting equipment pre and post use inspection


    • Safe and correct use of different types of lifting equipment


    • Selection of the appropriate lifting accessories and equipment and their uses
    • Lifting accessories and their applications
    • Equipment identification and selection


    • Proof Load test

    • Environmental factors that could influence lifting equipment and accessories


    • Correct procedure for the storage of lifting equipment


    • Awareness of manual handling


    • Appreciation of dynamic factors


    • Typical types of lifting equipment and accessories that the candidate would inspect will include:
      • Chain slings


    • Wire rope slings


    • Fibre slings


    • Shackles


    • Eyebolts


    • Master links


    • Chainblocks


    • Pullifts


    • Wire rope hoists & wires


    • Snatch Blocks


    • Beam clamps


    • Beam trolleys


    • Pallet Trucks


    • Skates


    • Jacks


    • Harness, lanyard and working at height equipment,


    Practical Assessment and Written Examination