NPORS - Wood Chipper/Shredder

  • Who Attends

    This NPORS Wood Chipper/Shredder training programme is designed for personnel who work on Wood Chipper and Shredding machines.

  • The Aim

    To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of rigging and slinging duties, on successful completion all delegates will receive a National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS) Operator Card.

  • Course Content

    • Pre Transport Checks.
    • Pre-Operational Checks.
    • Worksite Preparation.
    • PPE.
    • Feeding Chute.
    • Dealing with Blockages.
    • End of Shift.

  • Knowledge
  • Methods

    A high proportion of hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises will be supplemented with classroom based tutorials and pre and post course assessments.

  • Additional Info

    Delegates should provide a passport photograph on the day of training for production of ID Cards.

    Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

    The content of this course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment. The course does not provide full training in maintenance of equipment. Additional training relating to this subject may be of benefit to delegates (further information available upon request).

    For training held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training.


    1-2 days dependent on experience

  • Dates & Locations
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