Job Description

This CPCS A31 Ride on Roller training course is for Dumper Operators who want to take a CPCS test to gain their Red Trained Operator Card.

Cost from £525+VAT

We offer 2 types of courses:-

A31 Beginners – this is a 1 or 2 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators with little to no experience.

A31 Advanced – this is a 1 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators who use ride on rollers day to day.

 

A31 Ride on Roller Course Details

  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use inspection checks.
  • Configure and set for compacting duties.
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Compact loose granular materials to specification.
  • Compact in straight lines and around radii.
  • Compact supported and unsupported edges.
  • Explain the principles, requirements and techniques of good compaction.
  • Carry out the shut down and securing procedures.

 

Testing and Further Courses

Theory Test – a verbal test with one to one questions with the tester.

Practical Test – a test including:-

  • Pre-start and running checks.
  • Travel to the work passing through a restriction.
  • Drive up and down an incline and on uneven ground.
  • Prepare an exclusion zone and set the Ride on Roller for work.
  • Compact the straight runs.
  • Compact the radius.
  • Carry out the shutdown and securing procedures.

You will need to undertake a Health & Safety test within 2 years.

Next step – CPCS blue competence card and NVQ Level 2.

CITB Grants

On all the CPCS and CITB courses that we offer, you can claim money back if you are a ‘CITB Levy Payer’. If you have any questions please contact us for more information.

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