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Dumper and Roller Training

Dumper and Roller Training

On this 4 day course, candidates will learn how to safely operate and service a Cabbed Dumper and Ride on Roller.  For the first three days of the course, candidates will train at AccXel, on the fourth and final day, candidates will be taken for testing.

This course also covers:

  • Identifying the basic construction, purpose and function of components on the roller 
  • Pre-start and running checks for both Cabbed Dumper & Ride on Roller
  • Setting vehicles for site work and road travel.
  • Travel up and down a gradient
  • Manoeuvring through different chicanes on a dumper. 
  • Travelling over varied terrain on a dumper. 
  • Loading, travelling and discharging dumper loads. 
  • The uses of all controls and gauges for the roller. 
  • Preparation of workspace and set up of the roller for compacting duties.
  • Manoeuvring the roller in confined areas. 
  • Preparing the work space for compacting.
  • Compacting a radius with supported edges.
  • Compacting straight lines with supporting and un supporting edges
  • Parking and completing shutdown procedures on both vehicles.

What does the course involve?

This course combines theoretical and practical exercises to ensure all candidates have an excellent knowledge and understanding of operating & servicing  both the cabbed dumper and ride on roller, as well as the practical skills to manoeuvre both vehicles safely on site. 

Candidates will first learn how to operate the vehicles on our state-of-the-art plant simulators, before moving onto practical exercises on our mock-live site.

360 tracked excavator course FAQs

Who’s the training for?

This training is for anyone wanting to gain the requisite qualifications to operate the selected vehicle on site.

Please note: all candidates must be over the age of 18 to partake in this training.

Are there any entry requirements?

To be eligible for testing at the end of the course, all candidates must have passed the CSCS Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test prior to starting plant training.

What will I gain at the end of the course?

Candidates will gain the NPORS Trained Operator card, subject to passing the assessment. This card will be valid for 3 years after the test date. Candidates can also get the red NPORS Trained Operator card that is affiliated with CSCS. This card will be valid for 2 years from the testing date, and candidates will have to obtain an NVQ within this time frame. Once candidates have their NVQ, their card will be updated to the blue NPORS Competent Operator card, which is valid for a further 5 years.

When do the courses run?

We will work with you to find a course date that is suitable for your schedule.

How do I book my team members on this course?

To book any of your team onto any of our courses, get in touch with our team.