Ride on Roller

Course duration – Novice 3 days max – Experienced worker 1 day

Maximum number of operatives – Novice 4 – Experienced workers 3 x (CPCS) 4 x (NPORS)

Objectives;

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all 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 materials to given instructions.
  • Compact up to supported and unsupported edges.
  • Compact against radii.
  • Compact around obstructions.
  • Place the roller in an out-of-service condition.
  • Recognise compacted and non-compacted areas.
  • State conditions that may cause instability of the 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.

Course duration – Novice 3 days max – Experienced worker 1 day

Maximum number of operatives – Novice 4 – Experienced workers 3 x (CPCS) 4 x (NPORS)

Objectives;

On completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Set the roller for site travel.
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including undulating ground.
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  • 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 materials to given instructions.
  • Compact up to supported and unsupported edges.
  • Compact against radii.
  • Compact around obstructions.
  • Place the roller in an out-of-service condition.
  • Recognise compacted and non-compacted areas.
  • State conditions that may cause instability of the 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.