CPCS A31 Ride on Roller
Duration 3 days
Course Content Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the ride – on roller will be able to:
  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry 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 manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source 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.
  • Maneuver 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.

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

Course Requirement All visitors must report to reception on arrival and follow site safety rules at all times.

There are no catering facilities on site, so delegates need to provide their own lunch. There are tea and coffee facilities available.

Candidates must bring and wear their PPE on site for plant testing. They must also bring signature and photographic identification as required for all testing.

The CPCS Theory test is recorded digitally by the tester to ensure adherence with CPCS Standards. The CPCS Practical test may be recorded using a Video recorder if the CPCS request it.

Examination Board The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) is recognised by the UK Contractors Group (UKCG) and Major Home Builders Group (MHBG) as the preferred card to comply with codes of practice for competence and certification. It was launched in 2003 to help them comply with regulations and requirements and aims to apply common standards for all plant operators.

CPCS is owned by the Construction Industry Training Board (otherwise known as CITB). 
For more information visit their website at www.citb.co.uk.

Assessment To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.

These tests can be viewed online by clicking here.
Refresher / Re-qualification Information Once you have achieved your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card it lasts for 2 years. 

During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card. 

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Godstone06 Jul 202206, 07, 08 July 20228:00am - 4:30pm4Booking Closed
Redditch25 Jul 202225, 27, 28 July 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Reading29 Jul 202229 July, 01, 03 August 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Godstone10 Aug 202210, 11, 12 August 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Redditch22 Aug 202222, 24, 25 August 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Reading02 Sep 202202, 05, 07 September 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Godstone07 Sep 202207, 08, 09 September 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Redditch26 Sep 202226, 28, 29 September 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Godstone05 Oct 202205, 06, 07 October 20228:00am - 4:30pm4
Redditch24 Oct 202224, 26, 27 October 20228:00am - 4:30pm4