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NPORS is the most recognised qualification for those involved in plant machinery operations. They are one of the UK’s leading accrediting bodies for construction training and its allied sectors.

3B Training is an accredited provider for NPORS qualifications. We offer a wide range of NPORS accredited courses that are practical and delivered outside. We can also tailor your NPORS qualification to suit what you or your company needs.

The courses we offer include Forklift, Dumper, Excavator, Slinger Signaller, Vehicle Banksman, amongst others. To enquire about booking any NPORS course, contact us and one of our friendly team members will be in touch.

  • NPORS Accredited Training Courses

    Our NPORS training will give you both the skills and the knowledge to safely operate your selected piece of plant machinery.


  • What does NPORS stand for?
    What does NPORS stand for?

    NPORS stands for National Plant Operators Registration Scheme.

  • What is an NPORS card?

    An NPORS Operator Card proves an individual has completed training and assessments so they can operate certain plant machinery competently and safely.

  • How long does an NPORS card last?

    If you go down the Traditional Card route, you can choose if you want it to last for three or five years. If you want an NPORS CSCS Card; the Red Card is valid for 2 years and if you complete your NVQ within this time then you will get the Blue Card which is valid for 5 years.

  • What is the Traditional NPORS Card?

    The Traditional Card is available to those you don’t require the CSCS logo on their card. You also don’t need to complete an NVQ to have this card.

  • What is the Red Trained Operator Card?

    The Red Trained Operator Card shows that the operator has a level of knowledge relevant to the industry standards.

  • What is the Blue Competent Operator Card?

    The Blue Competent Operator Card is for plant machine operators who have completed the relevant qualifications to their category.

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