NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) or AITT (Association Industrial Truck Trainers) or In-house Plant Machinery Marshal or Vehicle Marshal.
Plant Machinery Marshal or Vehicle Marshal training can be completed on your site or at a training centre.
How long is the course?
Plant Machinery Marshal or Vehicle Marshal course lasts one day.
Who should attend the Plant Machinery Marshal or Vehicle Marshal Course Training?
Candidates of all levels of ability and knowledge can attend our courses.
The course covers a range of health and safety regulations and procedures as well as terminology that the operator needs to know. The course will teach the candidates how to safely guide the person operating the plant equipment or vehicle.
Plant Machinery Marshal or Vehicle Marshal Course Training
The candidate is assessed on-site through a range of methods such as observations, evidence generated from the workplace, written questions and professional discussion. The compulsory course structure includes the below mandatory units:
- Safely guide plant or vehicles in open spaces, confined areas and "blind areas
- Demonstrate a general knowledge of the construction industry and relevant safety legislation
- Understand your role and responsibilities as a Plant Machinery Marshal or Vehicle Marshal
- Have solid working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the machine or vehicle you will be guiding
- Explain the procedure for plant joining or leaving the public highway
- Recognise a range of plant, including attributes, hazards, limitations and stability factors
- Understand different driver visibility aids and how they work
- Communicate how hazards and ground conditions can affect operations
- Be able to carry out thorough safety checks in the work area, stop blocks and tipping areas
- Demonstrate various types of communication, including hand signs and signals
- Carry out an assessment of an area to confirm its suitability for manoeuvring activities
- Assess and set up an exclusion zone for loading and unloading
- Be able to guide plant safely to manoeuvre in open or confined spaces, as well as ‘blind’ areas
- Understand the correct PPE to use, and how to maintain it
- Demonstrate how to park and shut down in accordance with the end of shift procedures Agenda
Candidates are required meet the below as a minimum:
Must be at least 18 years of age, have a good understanding of written and verbal English