Course Code: A31

The CPCS A31 course aims to provide candidates with thorough practical and theory training for operating a Ride on Roller in order to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

This is a 3 day novice course.

All prices are excluding VAT


Upcoming Course Dates

Location Date Places Available
Stratford Upon Avon Plant Training Centre - Stratford-Upon-Avon05/08/20191
Stratford Upon Avon Plant Training Centre - Stratford-Upon-Avon02/09/20191
Doncaster Plant & Heavy Lifting Training Centre - Doncaster04/09/20194

About the course

This is a Novice level course:Our Novice level courses are for delegates who have had little or no training on the equipment.

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the industry sector and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with manufacturers' requirements as per the operators' handbook, other sources of information and relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure and set for travel.
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces.
  • Configure and set for compacting duties.
  • Explain action required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Compact loose granular materials to specification.
  • Compact straight lines and around radii.
  • Compact supported and unsupported edges.
  • Explain the principles, requirements and techniques of good compaction.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting


Candidates must have taken a CSCS Health, Safety and Environment test (within the last two years).

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