Ride On Roller

Ride On Roller

Course Info

Course Duration: 1-4 days
Attendees: 1-4
Pre-requisites: Proof of experience if testing only

Intended For

Anyone who is or will be operating Ride on Rollers


CPCS Trained Operator Card (Red)
CPCS Competent Operator Card (if S/NVQ has been completed & HS&E OP’s test passed) (Blue)
NPORS CSCS affiliated Card (Red)
NPORS Traditional Card
Advance Training Certificate

Refresher Period

Dependent on certificate/card route chosen, call for further information

Recommended Progression

S/NVQ is required to progress CPCS & NPORS Trained Operator (Red) Cards to the Competent Operator (Blue) Cards. Call for further information.

Course Aims

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Compact on inclines
  • Site and operate machine safely in response to given tasks
  • Recognise defects and hazards that affect road roller motions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of compaction, frequency and amplitude
  • Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and instructions and accepted good practice

Course Summary

  • Compact around radius
  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Emergency controls
  • Introduction to machine
  • Controls and instruments
  • Limitations of use
  • Refuelling procedures
  • Pre-start inspection/maintenance
  • Set the roller for compaction duties
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction
  • Compact different materials to given instructions
  • Compact up to supported and unsupported edges
  • Procedures when compacting on inclines
  • CPCS/NPORS Theory Test Preparation (if applicable)

Available Dates

  1. Mon, 15th May 2023 at 8:30am
    4 Day Block Novice Course


10 Caputhall Rd, Deans, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston EH54 8AS, UK