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

    No courses scheduled at this time. Please email us or call us on 01506 353999 to enquire about availability.


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