NPORS Crawler Crane (N103)

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This NPORS Crawler Crane (N103) course aims to deliver the necessary skills and knowledge to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a Crawler Crane.


This is suitable for operators of all skillsets, experienced or not. The course is delivered in line with NPORS learning outcomes and is based on a mix of both theory and practical tuition to give delegates sound underpinning knowledge of best practice and safe operation.


  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, and relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure and ready for travel.
  • Travel the crane to an area of work.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Configure the crane for lifting duties.
  • Explain rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting a lattice-type extension.
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Programme/set-up rated capacity indicators for lifting duties.
  • Lift various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a crane.
  • Accurately place loads, Minimise the swinging of loads.
  • Change falls of rope on a hook block.
  • Move loads through machine travel and comply with signals and instructions.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Prepare the crane in preparation of movement from lifting duties.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.


DURATION: 10 day course, maximum of three delegates.

DELIVERY METHODS: Open Course | On Site.

  • If this course is delivered on site at your premises, you must ensure you have a safe working area, suitable in size to the scheme rules and correct, safe and examined equipment. Note, this is your responsibility as the booker. Please speak with our team if you are unsure or require more information.

ASSESSMENT: NPORS Theory assessment made up of multiple choice questions & NPORS Practical assessment.



  • Traditional card – lasts for 5 years and is mainly accepted with housebuilders, utilities, port and marine as proof of competence OR
  • NPORS card with CSCS logo – accepted by all major building contractor’s. The initial card is the RED trained operator card which lasts for 2 years and can be upgraded to BLUE competent operator card further to completion of relevant NVQ.

OTHER INFO: Good understanding of spoken and written English.

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  • Course name
    NPORS Crawler Crane (N103)
  • Location
    Sutton Coldfield
    Gate Lane 21
    B73 5TR, Boldmere
    Sutton Coldfield
    United Kingdom

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NPORS Crawler Crane (N103)