NPORS - Dump Truck - Rigid Chassis Wheeled

Course Aims

The NPORS Dump Truck Rigid Chassis Wheeled course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a dump truck in order to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology

  • Conform with plant manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation

  • Undertake all pre-use checks

  • Configure and set for travel (site and highway)

  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded

  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces whilst carrying loads

  • Ensure the suitability of the tipping and loading area

  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services

  • Position to receive loads

  • Comply with plant loading procedures

  • Ensure load integrity and security

  • Transfer loads to different locations

  • Discharge loads into trenches and over edges

  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures

  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting


Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 4-5 days.



A: Up to 15 tonnes

B: Up to 50 tonnes

C: All sizes (wheeled)

D: All sizes (tracked)



To achieve the NPORS Operators Card candidates must pass both the NPORS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

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