NPORS Plant Machinery Marshal (N133)

Course Overview

Course Information


NPORS Plant Machinery Marshal (N133) Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry and the relevant legislation, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a vehicle / plant machinery marshal
  • Have knowledge of the manufacturer's handbook for the particular vehicle / machine to be guided
  • Have a good understanding of signs and signals, approved hand signals and different forms of communication
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for vehicle / plant machinery marshal
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area including stop blocks and tipping areas
  • Set up exclusion zone for loading / unloading
  • Guide machinery in a forward and reverse direction including confined spaces and "blind areas" safely and efficiently
  • Environmental considerations
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down and parking procedures


NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions and multiple choice.

NPORS Practical assessment.



Traditional NPORS Card

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification.  If the 'HS&E TESTED Logo' is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card.


Established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers.

Validating An NPORS Operator Card

The categories on the reverse of the Operator Card can be validated by scanning in the QR code on the front of the card, using the online card checker or by contacting NPORS on 01606 351240.

Course Details

  • Accreditation


  • Course Duration 1 Day
  • Validation Duration

    5 Years

  • Funding

    Funding Available

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Entry Requirements

For learners that require the 'HS&E TESTED Logo' displayed on their card they must have passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the last 2 years.

Good understanding of spoken and written English.

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Monday 12 August 2024
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    Monday 09 December 2024
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