Road Roller Course


To provide the operator with the knowledge to be able to operate a Road Roller/Twin Roller safely and competently.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the training course, the delegate will:

  • 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 manufacturers 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
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Basic procedures
  • Skills and knowledge associated with the roller
  • Site safety awareness
  • Health and safety procedures
  • Control competence
  • Operating procedures and safety checks whilst unladen and laden and loading and unloading
  • Environmental considerations

How long is the course?

The course length varies depending on the level of experience of the attendee*


Practical and Written Test

Who should attend this course?

Anyone wishing to hold an NPORS licence to operate a Roller


NPORS accredited

Other courses available

  • Twin Drum Roller

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