NPORS Mobile Crane (N101)

Novice and experienced tester routes available  

This NPORS Mobile Crane (N101) course aims to deliver the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to operate a mobile crane safely and effectively.


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.


  • All pre-use checks. 
  • Configuring and setting a mobile crane for travel (site and highway). 
  • Travelling the mobile crane to an area of work.
  • Manoeuvring in confined spaces.
  • Configuring the mobile crane for lifting duties. 
  • Deploying outriggers to specification (where applicable). 
  • Explaining the action to take for hazards, underground and overhead services. 
  • Programming and setting up Rated Capacity Indicators for lifting duties. 
  • Lifting various loads using the full radius and slewing capabilities of a mobile crane.
  • Accurately placing loads.
  • Changing falls of rope on a hook block. 
  • Minimising load swinging. 
  • Moving loads through machine travel (where applicable). 
  • Maintaining safe working situations.
  • Complying with signals and instructions. 
  • Explaining rigging and de-rigging procedures when fitting fly jibs or boom extensions.
  • Dismantling the mobile crane in preparation for movement. 
  • Carrying out shut down and securing procedures of a mobile crane.



  • Novice Training: ten day course, maximum of three delegates.
  • Refresher Training: two days, day one for training and day two for testing with a 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 Mobile Crane (N101)
  • Location
    Sutton Coldfield
    Gate Lane 21
    B73 5TR, Boldmere
    Sutton Coldfield
    United Kingdom

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NPORS Mobile Crane (N101)