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N132 - Plant Mover

  • Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant legislation and guidelines

  • Site safety awareness

  • Pre operational checks

  • Carry out site safety checks

  • Operation of plant

  • Maneuvering machines around the site

  • End of shift checks

Course Summary

  • Gain 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

Course Duration

  • Novice: Where full training is required. 6 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: Duration : 1 day

  • Refresher and Tests: Where candidates require refresher training and may need some remedial tuition. 6 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: 1 Day



Our construction plant courses can be delivered with either NPORS or our own in-house accreditation. On successful completion of the course candidates will therefore receive certification per their preference. 

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