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Who Should Attend?
This NPORS Road Roller training programme is designed for any personnel who are required to use or work with a Road Roller.

The Aim
To train and assess delegates’ practical skills and theoretical knowledge to the standards set by NPORS and to identify and eliminate any bad habits in the safe operation of a Road Roller.

Additional Info
Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

For training held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm, is suitable for training and the necessary plant machinery is available.

Course Content:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as an operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify key controls and explain their functions.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Identify and maintain PPE appropriate for Roller use.
  • Prepare the Roller for use and operate machinery safely and efficiently.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently.
  • Environmental considerations.
  • Storage and transport of machinery attachments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.
  • Area for theory testing and relevant paperwork
  • Pre start checks
  • Access to the manufacturers handbook on site
  • Machine serviced and with relevant protection R.O.P.S
  • Area and three different types of material to compact,
  • Area to complete a chicane task and drive through a restriction,
  • Area for a straight line reversing task,
  • Rolling area must include a radius,
  • Supported edge to roll up to and unsupported edge,
  • Roll up to an object simulated iron work