NPORS Accreditation

Plant Loader & Securer Training Course

The Synergy Plant Loader & Securer Training Course will gain a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used and relevant legislation.



Candidates do not require any previous experience but 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.

It is envisaged that by the end of the Plant Loader & Securer Training Course the trainee operator 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 operative in the industry.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used and relevant legislation.
  • Be able to identify different types of transport, explain their purpose, the major components, basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the loading / unloading area.
  • Ensure that the transporter is correctly configured in readiness for loading and unloading.
  • Explain hazards that may exist in the work area and how to avoid them, e.g. underground services, overhead power lines etc.
  • Agree a method of communication and use it.
  • Load or direct items of plant onto and off transporting vehicle.
  • Arrange and secure items of plant on transport vehicle ready for transport on the public highway.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

NPORS Accreditation. Card & Certificate of Competence, valid for 3 years before renewal.

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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.