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Road Roller (Experienced Worker Trainer)

The Road Roller - sometimes referred to as a ride-on roller, is a ground evening and levelling machine designed to leave a smooth, level, or cambered surface on construction sites of all types and sizes. They are ideal for landscaping,  earthwork and tarmac or asphalt compacting works, working with materials such as soil, gravel, concrete, and tarmac. They’re a common site on sites constructing roads and foundations for a variety of projects and purposes.

This Road Roller N214 NPORS certification delivers the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to operate a road roller safely and effectively. It is for plant operators who require practical and theory-based training and assessment to operate a road roller as part of their daily duties on-site.

Course Programme

This training is essential for workers to operate a road roller safely. Delegates will review legal requirements, ensure safety compliance, and understand procedures, appropriate documentation, and classifications.

The course content includes:

  • A basic understanding of the industry and the relevant legislation

  • The dangers of working in the industry and the responsibilities of operating a road roller

  • Knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular plant they are guiding

  • Locating and identifying the major components of the machine and their functions

  • Locating and identifying key controls and their functions

  • All pre-operational checks, following manufacturer and legislative requirements

  • Identifying and maintaining PPE appropriate for roller use

  • Preparing the roller for use and operating machinery safely and efficiently

  • Conducting all necessary safety checks at the work area

  • Operating the machinery safely and efficiently

  • Environmental considerations and impact

  • Loading and unloading procedures for roller transportation

  • Environmental considerations and impact

  • All end-of-shift, shut-down and parking procedures


Course Code


Cost per person

Max Participants

1 day



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