NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) or AITT (Association Industrial Truck Trainers) or In-house Forward Tipping Dumper. The forward tipping dumper has been a critical component in site maintenance and construction work for 30 years or more. In fact, in this time, the basic concept of the machinery has barely changed. Thankfully, however, there have been improvements to elements like steering and strength of the dumper.
Forward Tipping Dumper training can be completed on your site or at a training centre.
How long is the course?
Forward Tipping Dumper training can vary in course length. For a novice, the course lasts for three days but for a more experienced operator, it may be less.
Who should attend the Forward Tipping Dumper Training Course?
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 operate the Forward Tipping Dumper across a range of different situations.
Forward Tipping Dumper 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: Upon successful completion of this course Candidates will learn to safely manoeuvre and use the machinery, how to safely prepare it for use on the public highway, and how to site and operate the machine safely:
- Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator
- Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
- Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
- Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions
- Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
- Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Forward Tipping Dumper use
- Prepare the roller for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently
- Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area
- Operate machinery safely and efficiently
- Environmental considerations
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
- Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures
- Prepare the dumper for use on the public highway
- Dumper lateral and longitudinal instability
- Descending 1 in 6 gradient