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CPCS Ride on Roller Course (A31)

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CPCS A31 Ride on Roller


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CPCS A31 Ride on Roller Course Aims

To provide comprehensive practical and theory-based construction plant training in operating a Ride on Roller, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

CPCS A31 Ride on Roller Course Content 

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
Identify and comply with manufacturers’ instructions in accordance with the operator’s handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
Carry out all necessary plant equipment 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 different materials to given instructions.
Compact up to supported and unsupported edges, against radii and around obstructions
Place the roller in an out-of-service condition.
Recognise compacted and uncompact areas.
State conditions that may cause instability of the ride on 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.

CPCS A31 Ride on Roller FAQ

How long is the CPCS A31 Ride on Roller Course?
To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.

What is the CPCS A31 Ride on Roller Test?
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 years, the relevant NVQ – For more information on the required NVQ contact us on 01623 287830.
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