Kentra can provide a Road Roller training course, for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.
Novice: 3 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 – 3 Days
Refresher & Test: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: Duration 1 Day
Experienced Worker Tests (EWT): 6 Candidates: 1 Machine: 1 Instructor: Duration 1 Day
To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain a Road Roller.
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Safely operate their machine up to an adequate standard
Roll to a kerb, a camber, round curves and to any formation shape required
Operate any ancillary equipment which may be attached to a roller e.g. spray bars, scarifier, asphalt cutter
Operate any system of adjustment to the weight, pressure, amplitude or frequency
Safety precautions which must be observed, and pre-operational checks
End of shift checks
Variations of Road Roller
– heavy duty
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session.
There are a number of variations of machine and the type used on the assessment will be documented on the test paperwork.
An area suitable for manoeuvring over different terrains.
Rolling an area of soil/stone etc. is mandatory, a rolled area of newly laid tarmac can be assessed under normal working conditions but is not compulsory.
Certification & Validation
This course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.
If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:
Kentra validation and plastic ID card
CPCS registration and plastic ID card
Lantra Awards registration and plastic ID card
NPORS registration and plastic ID card N214 Road Roller Training course
We can deliver many types of Plant machinery courses, if you would like to discuss the different courses please Contact us.