Plant and Safety Training Yorkshire

 Approved Cpcs Npors Plant and Safety Training Centre

Serious about Safety

Ride on Roller


Anyone who uses or will be using a ride-on roller in the land-based industries or construction industry.


Novice operators – 3 days Training course

Experienced operators – varying depending on experience

on site assessment available for experienced operators


Road Roller Plant Training Course

Training includes


  • Basic construction, names of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Use of the operator’s handbook, etc
  • Pre-use, start, running checks and close-down procedure
  • Preparing the roller for site and road travel
  • Traveling the roller over differing types of terrain, including undulating ground
  • Manoeuvring, progressing to confined spaces in a forward and reverse direction and identification of conditions that will make the roller unstable
  • How to set the roller for compaction duties, including preparing an area prior to compaction, markings, barriers, signs and traffic management
  • Characteristics of materials and how to compact them, including recognising compacted and un-compacted areas
  • How to safely compact up to supported and unsupported edges, around radii and obstructions and on inclines
  • Placing the roller in an out-of-service condition
  • Loading and unloading procedures on and off a transporter
  • Trained operator achievement test