NPORS Instructor Course

NPORS Instructor CourseExcavator as CraneThe NPORS Instructor Course is aimed at experienced, certificated mobile plant operators and delivers the instructional techniques and knowledge to provide NPORS approved training to others. The instructor course is fully accredited by the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS).

In order to take the course delegates must have completed the various prerequisites which are detailed in the course details. These include holding current, valid certification for the machinery being used and a current approved health and safety qualification.

The course is delivered at a JJ Training (UK) Limited training facility and runs for a total of 10 days for the novice NPORS instructor course and 5 days for Existing Instructors.

The Courses Available at JJ Training’s Location include:

  • Counterbalance Lift Truck

  • Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWP)

  • Lorry Loader

However we can deliver in all plant operation categories on customer sites.

Course TitleNPORS Instructor Course
AccreditationNPORS
DelegatesMaximum 4 Delegates

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the learners will be able to:
  • Identify the purpose and necessary outcomes from a training session
  • Ensure that learners will have an understanding of how training is a vital part of the lifelong learning process
  • Identify the learning needs that must be addressed
  • Produce specific aims and objectives for a training session
  • Identify different ways of delivering a session to promote equal opportunities for learners
  • Identify resources needed to deliver a training session
  • Evaluate how effective a training session is against the relevant aims and objectives
  • Design and produce learning and development materials
  • Prepare areas, materials and equipment for training sessions
  • Identify and design learning programmes and develop the relevant detailed content
  • Communicate with learners in a way that is appropriate to individual learning needs
  • Demonstrate skills needed, and in the correct sequence of learning
  • Structure training sessions and ensure accuracy of information given is maintained
  • Confirm that learners understand, and adapt their approach when required
  • Give constructive feedback to learners on learning outcomes in a fair, positive way
  • Explain factors that prevent learning i.e. external and environmental factors and review accordingly
  • Ensure that learners have equal opportunity to practice and apply skills in a structured way
  • Explain how members of a group can play an effective part in the learning process
  • Explain how members of a group can affect the learning process
  • Explain how group sizes are constructed to ensure consistent learning
  • Identify and implement effective opportunities for assessing trainee performance
  • Make fair, safe, valid and reliable decisions about trainee performance against agreed standards

Examinations

At the end of the course learners will be expected to undertake three examinations. These will comprise of:
  • A test of theoretical knowledge and understanding
  • The delivery of a classroom lesson relevant to the course subject matter chosen by NPORS
  • The delivery of a practical lesson relevant to the course subject matter chosen by NPORSThe examinations will be independently conducted by a NPORS appointed Examiner.
It must be noted that successful completion of this course will allow learners to apply for inclusion on the NPORS instructor register. Having been accepted and registered with NPORS as an instructor, individuals are only authorised to conduct operator training on categories of machinery that they hold on their instructor remit.
During this period, you will be preparing and presenting three classroom-training sessions and three practical sessions, you will be examined at the end of the course and will deliver one test classroom and one practical lesson for the examiner on the final day, you will also sit a theory examination related to the subject matter. Evening work will be required throughout the course to prepare for lessons. As an instructor, you must be able to competently prepare and deliver your subject to novice trainees. To be successful on this programme, you must follow best training practice. This means that, during your training sessions you will need to demonstrate: 1. you have a lesson plan, and that you follow that plan throughout; 2. you can communicate, introduce yourself and give clear explanations of the subject; 3. all information given is factual and all relevant safety aspects are covered; 4. that learning is confirmed, tested and that trainee(s) are encouraged to participate; 5. you are able to adapt your teaching methods to meet the needs of your learners; 6. that you can use relevant and effective training aids; 7. effective questioning techniques are used and feedback is given; 8. Subject information is available as hand-outs; 9. A summary of the key learning points in the lesson is given at the end. The aim is to enable you to become an instructor, able to provide training to accepted standards.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the course member will be able to:
  • Identify the purpose and necessary outcomes from a training session
  • Ensure that learners will have an understanding of how training is a vital part of the lifelong learning process
  • Identify the learning needs that must be addressed
  • Produce specific aims and objectives for a training session
  • Identify different ways of delivering a session to promote equal opportunities for learners
  • Identify resources needed to deliver a training session
  • Evaluate how effective a training session is against the relevant aims and objectives
  • Design and produce learning and development materials
  • Prepare areas, materials and equipment for training sessions
  • Identify and design learning programmes and develop the relevant detailed content
  • Communicate with learners in a way that is appropriate to individual learning needs
  • Demonstrate skills needed, and in the correct sequence of learning
  • Structure training sessions and ensure accuracy of information given is maintained
  • Confirm that learners understand, and adapt their approach when required
  • Give constructive feedback to learners on learning outcomes in a fair, positive way
  • Explain factors that prevent learning i.e. external and environmental factors and review accordingly
  • Ensure that learners have equal opportunity to practice and apply skills in a structured way
  • Explain how members of a group can play an effective part in the learning process
  • Explain how members of a group can affect the learning process
  • Explain how group sizes are constructed to ensure consistent learning
  • Identify and implement effective opportunities for assessing trainee performance
  • Make fair, safe, valid and reliable decisions about trainee performance against agreed standards

Examinations

At the end of the course learners will be expected to undertake three examinations. These will comprise of:
  • A test of theoretical knowledge and understanding
  • The delivery of a classroom lesson relevant to the course subject matter chosen by NPORS
  • The delivery of a practical lesson relevant to the course subject matter chosen by NPORS
The examinations will be independently conducted by a NPORS appointed Examiner. It must be noted that successful completion of this course will allow learners to apply for inclusion on the NPORS instructor register. Having been accepted and registered with NPORS as an instructor, individuals are only authorised to conduct operator training on categories of machinery that they hold on their instructor remit.