N017 Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Cut off Saw
Course aimed at operators of Abrasive Wheels - Hand Held Cut off Saw equipment. Enables the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests, gaining the NPORS CSCS Operator's Card.
Who should attend?
This course is for potential and existing operators who have received no formal instruction and those requiring refresher training.
What qualification will you get?
NPORS Traditional Card
For delegates that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification. If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card. Validity: 3 or 5 years dependent on any sector specific or in-company requirements. Note: For those operating in the construction sector the NPORS / CSCS card route should be followed.
NPORS / CSCS Card
Upon successful completion of this course, delegates applying for NPORS/CSCS Card will be awarded a NPORS Red Trained Operators Card valid for 2 years.
During this time delegates will be required to register for a relevant NVQ. Upon successfully completing of the NVQ, delegates will be awarded a Competent Operators Card valid for 5 years. A CPD record / operator logbook will also be issued which will need to be kept up to date.
Candidates holding a relevant NVQ
Once successfully tested operators who currently hold the requisite NVQ with the unit credits applicable to the categories of plant held on their NPORS card will be issued with a Competent Operator card valid for 5 years from the date they were tested. Operators in receipt of the Competent Operator card will also be issued with a CPD record / operator logbook. This will be an ongoing record of the operator’s continuous professional development and of their operating hours in the workplace.
On site – Apple Construction Training Centre
Off site – Please contact a member of our sales team on 01295 770789 for more information.
All candidates must have achieved the relevant CITB HS&E test within 2 years of their booked CPCS test date. It is important that any candidates have a good understanding of spoken and written English, interpreters are available upon request for those who are not fluent in English. All candidates will need to provide their own appropriate PPE for training and testing purposes.