Plant Mover Training

Provides candidates with the training and knowledge to enable them to carry out the movement of plant safely. This course is aimed at people who move the machinery around site, this could be maintenance staff or drivers who deliver the machinery to site. All staff should be trained in the safe operation of plant or machinery

Course Content

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer‘s handbook for each machine.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify all controls and and operate the machine safely.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer‘s recommendations.
  • Use the correct PPE  for Plant Movers.
  • Prepare machinery for movement and operate machinery safely in forward and reverse gears over varying terrain.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks in the working area.
  • Correct Storage and transportation of machinery attachments (buckets, forks, breakers etc).
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.


Lifting equipment
Earth moving equipment
Accessing Equipment


NPORS Plastic identity card with photo, this card is issued by NPORS
In house certificates, this is suitable proof of operator competence accepted for insurance and HSE compliance

More Information

For further details on the plant mover training and to book your place, please call 0800 689 1793

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