NPORS Abrasive Wheels Hand Held Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw (N017)

Accreditation

NPORS

Course duration

1 Day

Certificate valid for

5 years

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This hand held petrol cut off training course has been designed to help users identify, select, inspect and fit all varieties of wheel on a variety of hand held cut off saws and understand any legal application. The practical session includes choosing, inspecting and fitting the wheel for a specific task.

NPORS Abrasive Wheels Hand Held Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw (N017) Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • A basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
  • A working knowledge of the manufacturers handbook and be familiar with other sources of information available including relevant legislation
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for petrol driven cut off saw
  • Select suitable type of blade relative to the work being undertaken
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area and set up safety zone
  • Prepare the machine for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Storage and transport of petrol driven cut off saw
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Entry Requirements

For learners that require the 'HS&E TESTED Logo' displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years.

Good understanding of spoken and written English.

NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions and multiple choice.

NPORS Practical assessment.

Traditional NPORS Card

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification.  If the 'HS&E TESTED Logo' is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card.


NPORS

About NPORS

Established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers.

Validating An NPORS Operator Card

The categories on the reverse of the Operator Card can be validated by scanning in the QR code on the front of the card, using the online card checker or by contacting NPORS on 01606 351240