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For NPORS CSCS Route the candidate must have passed a valid CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for operatives (OPS) within the last two years

NPORS Shunter Vehicle N243 Course Objectives

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the learner will be able to answer questions on and perform the following:

Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator

Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used

Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions

Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements

Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Shunter Vehicle use

Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area

Prepare the Shunter Vehicle for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently

Attach and set trailers ready for operation

Environmental considerations

Transport and uncouple Shunter Vehicle attachments

Carry out all end of work and shut down procedures