Ride on Roller
Novice: 3 Days
Intermediate: 2 Days
Experienced: 1 Day
Test Only: 1 Day
*Course Duration does not include the CPCS test

During training courses, you will be shown how to:

  • Perform all pre-start, running checks as well as shut down procedures
  • Set up the roller for travel
  • Be aware of on-site hazards
  • Set the roller for compaction duties
  • Place roller in an out of service condition
  • Recognise compacted/uncompacted areas
  • Identify and understand the conditions that may cause instability of the roller
  • Safely proceed when working up to unsupported edges
  • Perform the proper loading and unloading procedures on/off a transporter


End Point Assessment: Knowledge & skills you will be assessed on (theory / practical)

  • Carrying out pre-start and running checks on machine
  • Prepare the ride-on roller for travel
  • Travel over different types of terrain, including undulating ground
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction
  • Prepare exclusion zones
  • Set the roller for compaction duties
  • Working tasks, including compacting different materials to requirements
  • Shutdown and secure procedure
  • Explain loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter
  • Proof of passing the Health and Safety Touch Screen Test (passed within the last 2 years)
  • Photographic ID (CSCS Card, Driving Licence, UK Passport, CPCS Card)
  • National Insurance number
Test Duration
Theory Test: 30 Minutes
Practical Test: 1 Hour
Upcoming Dates
No upcoming courses

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