National Plant Operators Registration Scheme



 Founded in 1992, NPORS was formed to challenge the status quo within the construction industry and we are as dedicated to the goal of ensuring standards today as the day it all began. NPORS stands firm on the principles it was founded on; supporting industry, regulated training and testing, consistent improvement, equal opportunities and transparency about how we work. Since it’s beginnings, NPORS has continued to progress to be a trusted and recognised name in the industry, offering employers a credible training alternative.

1st Call Training  is an accredited NPORS Centre and can offer NPORS training and NPORS testing in the following categories:


Abrasive Wheels

Appointed Person (BS7121)

Crane/Lift Supervisor

Crawler Crane

Excavator 180

Excavator 360

Excavator as a Crane

Excavator Micro (Up to 1 Tonne)

Forward Tipping Dumper

Forward Tipping Mini Dumper

Harness and Fall Arrest course


Industrial Counterbalance Lift Truck

Instructor Trainer

Loading Shovel

Log Handler

Lorry Loader

M.E.W.P. Boom

M.E.W.P. Scissor Lift

Manual Handling

Marine Knuckle Boom Crane

Material Re-Handler 360

Mobile Crane

Mobile Towers

Narrow Aisle Lift Truck

Order Picker

Overhead Crane

Pallet/Stacker Truck

Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw

Pivot Steer Truck

Quick Hitch Awareness

Reach Truck

Road Roller

Rough Terrain Lift Truck

Safe Working at Height

Safety at Street & Road Works

Safety Awareness



Telescopic Handler 

Telescopic Handler - Suspended Loads

Tower Crane 


To check the validity of an operator card please use the following link: NPORS Online Card checker

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