Excavator 360 (Below 10 Tonnes) Experienced Worker Assessment

To test and assess the competency of an excavator360 operator against a testing specification aligned to the national occupational standards. The delegate will undergo both a theory and practical test.






1 day

Valid for

3 Years


Supported by CITB grant

About this course

The NPORS – Excavator 360 (Below 10 Tonnes) Experienced Worker Assessment course assesses the delegates on the following:

  • Current relevant legislation
  • Provision and use of work regulation
  • Structural parts
  • Pre-use inspections
  • All instruments and controls
  • Machine systems – lubrication, fuel and coolant
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Trenching, backfilling, levelling and marking out
  • Bulk loading
  • Inclines and declines
  • Other associated construction activities

Who this course is for

This course is designed for experienced operatives to prove their competence in safely and efficiently operating an excavator 360 to the occupational standards as laid down by the awarding organisation, NPORS.

It is important that all delegates have a good understanding of spoken and written English.


Successful delegates will qualify for an NPORS photo IDcard and certificate of competence valid for 3 years.


This course is delivered using a mixture of both classroom-based tutorials and practical machine operating, testing and a final course assessment paper.

Additional Information

Delegates should be physically fit and inform the trainer if they are taking any medication that may affect their ability to operate machinery.

Delegates will need to provide a passport photograph on the day of training and wear appropriate PPE.

NPORS registration, certification & card fees will be charged in addition to the normal course fees, please call for details.

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