NPORS - Marine Knuckleboom Crane

Course Aims

​The NPORS Marine Knuckleboom Crane course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a knuckleboom crane in order to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.


Course Content

  • Based on LOLER

  • Legislation and guidelines

  • Crane pre-operational checks and maintenance

  • Wire rope inspection and care

  • Safe rigging practices

  • Rigging calculations

  • Offshore crane safety devices

  • Safe working loads

  • Load indicators

  • Dynamic factors

  • Communication associated with lifting operations

  • Lifting operation lifting assessments


Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 2-3 days.



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