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Plant Machinery Training | West Coast Training

As an accredited NPORS training centre in Dumfries and Galloway, West Coast Training can be your training and assessment solution. With reaches over Scotland and the Rest of the UK, we can provide what you and your company needs. We provide plant machinery training throughout Scotland and Cumbria including Carlisle.

If your company has a national footprint, a high demand for staff training, retraining and assessment, we can help you. We aim to be the company that answers the phone with a solution, whatever the problem.

If you are a local plant hire or contracting company, we can help you. We work with big and small, and everything inbetween. We will do our utmost to keep your business running.

Are you an individual looking for a career change? We can help you get the training you need to get behind the controls of a machine. 

Whatever your needs, West Coast Training are here to assist you and your business. From a comprehensive training service, to a simple consultation visit. Let us be the company you call. 

Digger loading a Rear Tipping Dumper

Why Choose NPORS?

NPORS “National Plant Operators Registration Scheme” was formed in 1992 and has grown into one of the UK’s leading Accreditation and Registration bodies. NPORS provides training services across many industries throughout the country. One of the many benefits of using NPORS as your training partner is the flexibility it provides and the minimal disruption to the day to day running of your business. NPORS accreditated training providers like West Coast Training can come to your site, train and assess on-site, maintaining your productivity. Fully recognised by the HSE, NPORS is a great choice for training and safety compliance.


  • 4x4 Off Road
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Abrasive Wheels – Hand Held Petrol Driven Cut Off Saw
  • Abrasive Wheels Awareness
  • Agricultural Tractor
  • All – Terrain Vehicle (ATV)
  • Cable Avoidance Tools
  • Crusher
  • Dozer
  • Excavation Marshall – Banks person
  • Excavator 180
  • Excavator 360 wheeled or tracked
  • Excavator as a Crane
  • Forward Tipping Dumper
  • Tracked dumper
  • Grader
  • Forklift trucks of various standards
  • Loading Shovel wheeled or tracked
  • Log Handler
  • Lorry Loader
  • M.E.W.P. Boom
  • M.E.W.P. Scissor Lift
  • Marine Knuckle Boom Crane
  • Material Re-Handler 360
  • Plant Machinery Marshal
  • Plant Mover
  • Quick Hitch Awareness
  • Rear Dump Truck
  • Road Roller
  • Skid steer loader
  • Slinger/Signaller
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Telescopic Handler – Suspended Loads
  • Vehicle Marshal

Ready to get started?

Contact West Coast Training today to begin your training process