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CPCS A31 Ride on Roller

ride on roller

Course Aims 

To provide comprehensive practical and theory-based construction plant training in operating a Ride on Roller, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.


Course Content 

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation. 
  • Carry out all necessary plant equipment pre-use and running checks. 
  • Set the roller for site travel. 
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including undulating ground. 
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction. 
  • Set the roller for compaction duties. 
  • Prepare an area prior to compacting, i.e. traffic/personnel management etc. 
  • Compact different materials to given instructions. 
  • Compact up to supported and unsupported edges, against radii and around obstructions 
  • Place the roller in an out-of-service condition. 
  • Recognise compacted and uncompact areas.
  • State conditions that may cause instability of the ride on roller. 
  • State safety procedures when working up to unsupported edges. 
  • Explain safety procedures when compacting on inclines. 
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter. 

Duration of Training 

Number of Training Days Required Novice
(Less than 1 years or no operational experience)
Number of Training Days Required if an Intermediate (1-2 Years Operational Experience)Number of training days required if experienced (2+ years operational experience)Test Only Option



To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 



CITP Ltd, Budds Plantation, Baughurst Road, Aldermaston, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4PJ




Dates on application.1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


Dates on application.1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.


Dates on application.1 weeks notice at a minimum.
£POA p/p * CITB Grant Available - Please see CITB website or call for details.

For more information on our CPCS A31 Ride on Roller training courses give us a call today on 01189 700200 or use our enquiry form. We will go through your requirements and provide advice on what construction training courses best suit you.