NPORS - Wood Chipper Shredder

Course Aims

​The NPORS Wood Chipper Shredder course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a wood chipper shredder in order to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.


Course Content

  • Health & Safety Legislation (LOLER / PUWER)

  • Pre-transport checks

  • Pre-operational checks

  • Work site preparation

  • Personal protective equipment

  • Feeding chute, including safe lifting techniques and safe working procedures

  • Dealing with blockages

  • End of shift checks


Duration of Training

Depending on experience.

Novice training 2 days.



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