Empower Your Workplace: NPORS Appointed Person Training

In any workplace, ensuring a safe and organized environment is paramount. Our NPORS Appointed Person Training is a comprehensive program meticulously designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills required to take on the crucial role of an Appointed Person.  This course is the next step on the ladder for Slingers, and progression from Crane Lift Supervisors to becoming the Appointed person responsible for crane lifts.   At this high level, this course is in-depth and delivered using a mixture of both classroom based tutorial and practical machine siting for the novice course, testing and a final course assessment.

NPORS Appointed Person Training

Why Appointed Person Training Matters:

The Appointed Person plays a pivotal role in maintaining a safe and compliant work site. This training program is essential for:

  1. Legal Compliance:
    • Understand the legal obligations and responsibilities associated with the role of an Appointed Person.
  2. Emergency Preparedness:
    • Learn how to effectively plan for and respond to emergencies, ensuring the safety and well-being of all personnel.
  3. Risk Assessment Proficiency:
    • Gain expertise in conducting thorough risk assessments to identify and mitigate potential hazards.
  4. Communication Skills:
    • Develop effective communication strategies to disseminate safety information and protocols throughout the organization.


NPORS Appointed Person Training

Training and Testing

This is one of the most comprehensive of all the NPORS courses we deliver, consisting of a extensive theory session, which for novice courses include full training and presentation in addition to the siting of a crane as part of the practical assessment.  Refresher and test courses are a recap of training, any changes in legislation, or updates on new regulations etc. the theory test consisting of 30 questions to answer in full, the theory test required pass mark is 80%.

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

NPORS Appointed Person 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 Appointed Person 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 office@kentratraining.co.uk   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.