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CPCS Ride on Road Roller A31 - experienced operators (2 days)

Cost: £656 no VAT charged
Duration: 2 days
Locations: Norfolk
Dates: Various 
Funding: See Grants and funding below 
Course Code: RORSD

This condensed course is for experienced operators of ride-on road rollers who need a formal qualification.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the technical test at the end.

If you have limited or no experience, you should do our full 4-day course.

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Course content

  • All pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures
  • Set roller for travel
  • Awareness of on-site hazards
  • Set the roller for compaction duties
  • Place roller in an out of service condition
  • Recognise compacted/uncompacted areas
  • Conditions that may cause instability of the roller
  • Safety procedures when working up to unsupported edges
  • Loading and unloading procedures on/off a transporter. 

Teaching and assessment 

  • 1 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests

Qualifications you get

  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Entry requirements

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.
  • Can undertake pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures  according to manufacturers’ handbook/manual
  • Can configure for travel (site and highway)
  • Can travel in a forward/reverse direction, through restrictions, confined areas, on level ground, undulating ground and substantial inclines
  • Can configure roller for travel and set up for compaction duties
  • You will need to revise the theory questions before the course as there will only be a short time for this on the course.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

 

Further training

After gaining experience on site, you must complete a NVQ/SVQ level 2 within 2 years to get the CPCS competent operator card (blue card)

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