NPORS Quick Hitch Awareness (N726)

Accreditation

NPORS

Course duration

1 Day

Certificate valid for

5 years

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Aimed at operatives who are required to attach or work with machinery that require the operation of quick hitch systems, working in the construction industry and allied environments, along with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements.



NPORS Quick Hitch Awareness (N726) Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular Quick Hitch to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the Quick Hitch and explain their functions
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Quick Hitch use
  • Be able to explain the different types of Quick hitch devices
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the designated change over area
  • Fit and remove attachments safely and efficiently
  • Demonstrate and explain checks for attachment security
  • 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.


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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.