A31 Ride On Roller

Course Aims

To provide high quality training and testing in the safe and effective use of plant and machinery to enable the candidate to attain the CPCS Red Operator Card.

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a Ride on Roller.
It teaches you how to operate and maintain a Ride on Roller safely.

Entry requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed within two years before the course start date or CPCS test date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.

Teaching and Assessment

  • 2 Days Training – Classroom-based  and Practical Training
  • 1 Day – CPCS Testing

Course Content

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure and ready for site travel.
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Configure and set for compacting duties.
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Compact loose granular materials to specification.
  • Compact in straight lines and around radii.
  • Compact supported and unsupported edges.
  • Explain the principles, requirements and techniques of good compaction.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

Outcome

On successful completion of the Theory & Practical tests the candidate is awarded the Red Trained Operators Card which is valid for two years.

Next Steps

Register and complete the NVQ level 2 for the Blue Competent Operators Card which is valid for five years.