NPORS - Lorry Loader (HIAB)

Course Aims

The NPORS Lorry Loader course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating lorry loading in order to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content


  • Carrying out pre start and running checks of the carrier vehicle & lifting appliance

  • Configure the lorry loader & carrier vehicle for site & road travel

  • Manoeuvre the carrier vehicle into position in order to carry out lifting exercises

  • Set up carrier vehicle to carry out lifts at minimum & maximum radii

  • Load plant vehicle in accordance with industry practices

  • Secure loads on vehicle bed in accordance with industry practices

  • Remove and reattach bucket

  • Place machine in and out of service condition

  • Explain loading and unloading procedures


Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 4-5 days.



A: Hook

B: Clamshell Bucket

C: Hydraulic Clamp



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