NPORS Accreditation

Crusher Training Course

The Synergy Crusher Training Course will provide participants with the knowledge and skill to undertake all necessary steps in order to carry out the safe operations of Crushers.



This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skill to undertake all necessary steps in order to carry out the safe operations of Crushers, including site safety during operation of the equipment. Participants will also be able to carry out pre-start and stop checks.

On completion of the Crusher Training Course candidates will have an updated knowledge of health and safety awareness and be able to work at a significantly lower risk to themselves and others whilst operating the Crusher. Candidates will be able to operate to the requirements of the current legislation.

Training Course candidates require previous experience and must be able to certify that they are physically fit and have no medical conditions that might prevent them from attending this course. Delegates should be able to write and speak in English. Safety equipment will be supplied by your trainer.

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of Video Presentations:

  • 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 machine to be used.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify how to use the remote control.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Identify and maintain appropriate PPE.
  • Safely mount and dismount the crusher.
  • Start and stop the engine, belts, feeder, jaws/ hammers safely.
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely across varying terrain.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Explain the different types of crushers, the advantages and disadvantages of using and how they crush the desired material.
  • Communicate with loading operator establishing agreed signs, desired product size and production speed.
  • Carry out an emergency stop / safety precautions.
  • Carry out crushing tasks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for crusher transportation.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.


Card & Certificate of Competence, valid for 3 years before renewal or NPORS (N207) Crusher Card.

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Why Choose Synergy Training
Synergy Training Solutions offer effective, reliable, competitive and accredited training solutions to meet your organisation’s training requirements.

Our main office is situated in Glasgow, just off the M8, and is easily accessible from Glasgow City Centre. If you or your company is based locally – from Glasgow to Edinburgh, Dumfries to Dundee, Ayrshire & Arran – or if you are further afield, then we can assist with your training needs. Whether it’s local or Nationwide we will accommodate, offering highly effective solutions whilst always considering your needs and therefore minimising disruption to scheduled works.

Our highly experienced team have more than 20 years’ experience within the Health, Safety, Management & Construction training environment, delivering accredited training solutions in line with renowned awarding bodies such as NPORS, CITB / SSP, SQA, CPCS and many more.
About NPORS Accreditation
NPORS NPORS accredited training courses delivered in Glasgow by Synergy Training Solutions. Founded in 1992, The National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS) was formed to challenge the status quo within the construction industry and we are as dedicated to the goal of ensuring standards today as the day it all began.

NPORS stands firm on the principles it was founded on; supporting industry, regulated training and testing, consistent improvement, equal opportunities and transparency about how we work. Since it’s beginnings, NPORS has continued to progress to be a trusted and recognised name in the industry, offering employers a credible training alternative. If you would like to find out more, please visit the NPORS Website.