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Plant Training Courses

At NTSS Ltd we offer a comprehensive range of CPCS and NPORS Operator Training courses. Most of these courses can be provided from our accredited training centre in Cambridgeshire.

Depending on your requirement, many courses can be offered from your site nationwide. If there is something you require but don’t see below, please contact us.

Most of our operator training courses can be offered with a Construction Plant Competency Scheme (CPCS) certification, an NPORS Certification or our own in-house NTSS/CTA certificate.

For more information on CPCS and the different types of certification available click here.  For more information on NPORS click here.

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For a list of upcoming scheduled courses please see our Courses Page.

We have provided information on our most popular courses (click on available links), if you require further information on any of our other courses, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

CPCS Renewal Certificate

Course duration: 30 mins per candidate

Location: NTSS Ltd Training Centre only

Requirements: None


360/180 Excavator – above and below 10 tonnes. (A12, A59)

Course duration: Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Abrasive Wheels – Types 41, 42 & 27.

Course duration: Half day

Course details: Click for details

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Appointed Persons (Lifting Operations) A61 (Novice)

Course duration: 5 days

Course details: Click for details

Location: CPCS testing at NTSS Centre only

Requirements: You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Basic Scaffolding Inspection

Course duration: Half day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Beam Hoist

Course duration: Half day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


C.A.T (Cable Avoiding Tool)

Course duration: Half day

Course content: Click for details

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Chain Saws

Course duration: Half day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Confined Space Entry

Course duration: 1 day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Compact Cranes – Static-stabilisers, Mobile Industrial, Luffing Static Duties, 360 Pick and Carry (A66 a, b, c, d)

Course duration: 1 day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.  CPCS testing at NTSS Centre only

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option. 


Crane Supervisor A62 (Novice)

Course duration: 4 days

Course details: Click for details

 

Requirements: You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Dumpers Forward Tipping (A09) – Wheeled, tracked.

Course duration:  Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Hoist (A20) – All types

Course duration: Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.  


Industrial Forklifts (A16)

Course duration: Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Kwik Stage Scaffolding

Course duration: 1 day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Tracked Loading Shovels (A22)

Course duration: 1/2 day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide. CPCS testing at NTSS Centre only

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Lorry Loaders – HIAB (A36)

Course duration: Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Overhead Cranes

Course duration: Half day

Location: NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide.

Requirements: None


P.A.S.M.A / Mobile Towers

Course duration: 1 day

Course content: Click for details

Location: P.A.S.M.A Certification or NPORS available nationwide.

Requirements: None


Pedestrian Operated Cranes (A63)

Course duration: 1 day

Course details: Click for details

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Wheeled Loading Shovel (A21)

Course duration: Half day

Location: NPORS & NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide. CPCS testing at NTSS Centre only

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.  


Mobile Elevating Work Platforms – MEWP – Scissor, Boom (A25, A26) – Rack & pinion goods, Passenger / Goods Comb, Rope operated goods.

Course duration: Full day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Ride on Roller (A31)

Course duration: Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.


Rough Terrain Forklift (A14)

Course duration: Half day

Location: NPORS & NTSS/CTA Certification available nationwide. CPCS testing at NTSS Centre only

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.  


 Slinger Signaller / Banksman (A40)

Course duration: Half day

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Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.  


Telescopic Forklift / Telehandler – Industrial Tele, Up to 9m, All sizes ex 360 slew. (A17c)

Course duration: Half day

Course details: Click for details

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.  


Tower Cranes – All types.  Trolley Jib, Luffing Jib. (A04)

Course duration: Half day

Course details: Click for details

 

Requirements: Unless novice or refresher training has been booked you must be an experienced operator as no training will otherwise be provided prior to testing.  You must have completed a Health and Safety touch screen test within the 2 years prior to undertaking the CPCS course option.  


 

*required equipment must be available at site.

**rates quoted are based on minimum chargable rate per candidate based on specific criteria.

 

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