Ride-On Road Roller training

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 – 2 Days Depending on Experience

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Price: £0.00 + VAT
Duration: 1 – 2 Days Depending on Experience
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This training course is designed to develop operator’s skills and knowledge to safely operate ride-on road rollers. This course runs from refresher level through to novice level.


This course can be delivered as an assessment, refresher or novice level and under 3 awarding bodies. Grants may be available under the CITB Scheme if paying levy


Course content

This course is designed to enable operators to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to operate Ride-On Road Rollers safely and efficiently.

  • Operating the machine safely and up to an adequate output standard;
  • Rolling to a kerb, a camber, round curves and to any formation shape;
  • Operating systems of adjustment to the weight, pressure, amplitude or frequency;
  • Operating ancillary equipment which may be attached to a roller (e.g. scarifier, asphalt cutter, spray bars);
  • Fault finding, minor adjustments and routine servicing procedures in accordance with the manufacturers and employers instructions.
  • The purpose and capabilities of their machine and any attachments, and the maintenance and safety precautions which must be observed;
  • Rolling techniques, including the principles of compaction;
  • Rolling formation to shape, methods of compacting all types of road-making materials;
  • The finishing of coated macadam and asphalt surfaces;
  • How the machine works and routine adjustments.
  • C&G Services BS EN ISO9001:2008
  • CPCS