Marshal Training: Exploring the NPORS Options Available

In our latest blog, we delve into the realm of marshal training. From traffic management to event marshalling, we explore essential skills and certifications to ensure workplace safety and efficiency. Join us as we uncover the importance of marshalling training in various industries and empower you to become a proficient and safety-conscious marshal.

Marshalling Safety Training

The different Marshall Training Options
  • Excavation Marshal – to provide the delegate with the knowledge to be able to efficiently and effectively monitor and control the work and movement of mechanical excavators on a work site in accordance with company procedures.
  • Plant Machinery Marshal – this course is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required for effective plant machinery management and coordination. Throughout the course, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the roles and responsibilities of both the driver and the plant marshal, forming a crucial foundation for efficient and safe operations on construction sites and other industrial settings.
  • Vehicle Marshal – This course is for any person who maybe involved in the movement of road vehicles, covering health and safety and practical lessons on how to move and direct a vehicle in a safe manner.

The links above on the course names will take you to the individual course syllabuses with a bit more detail.

Plant Machinery Marshal


Training and Testing

All our courses can be registered with NPORS.   They consist of a theory session, which for novice courses include full training and presentation.  Refresher and test courses are just a recap of training, any changes in legislation, or updates on new regulations etc. whereas Experienced Workers Tests are straight in to the theory test consisting of 5 questions to answer in full and 20 multiple choice. The theory test required pass mark is 80%.

Confined Space Training Options

So why use Kentra Training?  As many of you know Kentra was established in 1997 by Norman Kennish. Straight away the company registered with NPORS as a training provider. Our registration is number 66 and as such we are now one of the longest serving TP’s with them, delivering nearly 100 different training courses, including our own unique NPORS Small Plant and Portable Tools course and also Marshal Training, which is what this blog is about.

Arranging a course

Arranging training with us is simple, contact us through the webpage , email the office on   or give us a call on 01606 832 556 and we can talk you through the different options available.     It really couldn’t be easier to trained as competent operator, we are waiting to help you.