NVQ Level 2 Plant Operations – Ride on Roller

The CPCS Ride on Road Roller A31 qualification is designed for individuals with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a roller. On passing the technical tests, the CPCS trained operator card (red card) is applied for on the candidate’s behalf.

Course content A31

  • All pre-start, running checks and shut down procedures
  • Set roller for travel
  • Awareness of on-site hazards
  • Set the roller for compaction duties
  • Place roller in an out of service condition
  • Recognise compacted/uncompacted areas
  • Conditions that may cause instability of the roller
  • Safety procedures when working up to unsupported edges
  • Loading and unloading procedures on/off a transporter.

The entry requirements for the CPCS Ride on Road Roller A31 course are as follows:

  • Candidates must have passed the CITB Health, safety and environment test within the previous 23 months before the course start date.
  • Candidates should have a good understanding of spoken and written English to effectively participate in the training.

The CPCS Ride on Road Roller A31 course has a duration of 4 days.
This includes 3 days of learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises, followed by 1 day of assessment which involves CPCS technical tests.

Secure your place for this qualification NVQ Level 2 Plant Operations – Ride on Roller



4-6 weeks


Site Assessment


Your Workplace



Enquiry Form

If you'd like to find out more about this qualification, please call us on 0753 425 5277 or fill out the form below.