Lifting Mastery: NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training Unveiled

In the dynamic world of construction, versatility is key, and unlocking the full potential of your excavator as a crane opens a realm of possibilities. Join us as we explore the intricacies of our Excavator as a Crane Training program—why it’s a game-changer, what it entails, and how it empowers operators to elevate their capabilities.

Why Excavator as a Crane Training Matters:
  1. Unleash Dual Functionality:
    • Transform your excavator into a crane with confidence. Our training empowers operators to seamlessly transition between excavation and lifting operations.
  2. Operational Efficiency Amplified:
    • Harness the true potential of your equipment. Excavator as a Crane Training ensures efficient material handling, reducing the need for additional lifting machinery.
  3. Cost-Effective Solutions:
    • Maximize your investment. Training operators to use an excavator as a crane provides a cost-effective alternative to standalone crane operations.

NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training

What NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training Covers:
  1. Equipment Familiarization:
    • Dive into the specifics of your excavator’s lifting capabilities. Learn the nuances of controls, load capacities, and safety features when functioning as a crane.
  2. Safety Protocols:
    • Safety is paramount. Training covers specialized safety protocols for lifting operations, including load calculations, stability considerations, and effective communication.
  3. Operational Techniques:
    • Master the art of precision lifting. From picking and placing loads to navigating varied terrains, our training ensures operators are skilled in every aspect.
  4. Dual-Function Expertise:
    • Learn to seamlessly switch between excavation and lifting modes, optimizing your excavator’s utility on the job site.

NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training

Benefits of Excavator as a Crane Training:
  1. Versatility Unleashed:
    • Equip your operators with the skills to adapt to diverse job site requirements, from digging trenches to lifting heavy materials effortlessly.
  2. Operational Streamlining:
    • Reduce the need for additional lifting equipment, streamlining your operations and enhancing overall project efficiency.
  3. Safety and Compliance:
    • Ensure your operations adhere to safety regulations and industry standards, minimizing risks associated with lifting operations.

NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training

Training and Testing

All the NPORS courses 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%.

For full course details and syllabus, please follow this LINK.

NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training

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 the NPORS Excavator as a crane 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.  Elevate your construction capabilities by exploring the full potential of your excavator. Our NPORS Excavator as a Crane Training is your gateway to a more versatile, efficient, and cost-effective approach to lifting operations. It really couldn’t be easier to trained as competent operator, we are waiting to help you.