Forward Tipping Dumper – NPORS Accredited


The NPORS Accredited Forward Tipping Dumper Operator Training course is designed to equip delegates with both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to successfully pass the NPORS theory and practical tests. These assessments are conducted at the end of the course, ensuring that participants are well-prepared to earn their NPORS-trained operator card for Wheeled Forward Tipping Dumpers.

Course Content & Objectives:

  1. Introduction to Forward Tipping Dumpers
  2. Safety Precautions and Regulations
  3. Machine Components and Controls
  4. Pre-Operational Inspections
  5. Safe Operating Practices
  6. Load Handling and Dumping Techniques
  7. Emergency Procedures
  8. Maintenance and Care of Equipment
  9. NPORS Theory Test Preparation
  10. NPORS Practical Test Preparation


This comprehensive training course is specifically tailored for novices with little to no prior experience in the industry or operating such machinery. It serves as a vital stepping stone for individuals seeking certification as a proficient operator of Wheeled Forward Tipping Dumpers. Please note that if a CSCS logo is desired on the operator card, candidates must have successfully passed the Health, Safety, and Environment Test within the past two years.


While prior experience with wheeled vehicles is advantageous, it is not mandatory. Delegates with no previous experience may require additional training days to ensure they meet the necessary skill and knowledge standards. Upon successful qualification, delegates will be awarded the coveted trained operator card.


This Forward Tipping Dumper Operator Training course is proudly accredited by NPORS, a recognised authority in the construction field. This accreditation underscores the course’s commitment to upholding industry standards and ensuring that delegates receive top-tier instruction and evaluation.


Upon successful completion of both the theory and practical tests, delegates will receive their NPORS-trained operator card, validating their competence in operating Wheeled Forward Tipping Dumpers.

Additional Information:

  • For those seeking a CSCS logo on their operator card, please note that a Health, Safety, & Environment Test must have been passed within the last two years.

Please Note: Course Duration is dependant on experience and ranges between 10 days and 2 days. Duration will be confirmed once previous experience given.

Upon a successful completion you will gain the knowledge of:

The Health and Safety requirements of the industry and their role and responsibility as a plant operator
Regulations, legislation and operator’s handbook
Pre-use checks
The purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Configure and set for site travel
Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces
Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
Configure and set up for loading from excavator
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
Load and unload materials.
Carry out shut down and securing procedures

Course content

Upon successfully completing the course you will be sent an NPORS card certifying you have passed this course.

Your days will include a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon, you will also be allowed a 30 minute break for lunch.

Ensure your bring your own lunch.

You must bring ID and provide your national insurance number.

You will need full PPE.


Glanville Training Academy Ltd - Plympton

Plympton Recycling and Transfer Station
Galileo Close, Newnham Industrial Estate
Plympton, Plymouth
Devon, PL7 4JW

Please contact us at least 48 hours before the day of training to advise us on any additional requirements that we may need to consider for the training to successfully take place.

Course cancellations made within 5 working days prior of the course date, or, where delegates fail to attend the training course on the course date, will be charged in full. All cancellations must be made in writing. Delegate substitutions may be made prior to the course start date giving written notice. (If any further information required please refer to T&Cs).

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