Roller Training Course

Roller VOC Training – Conduct Roller Operations


This course is designed for students to gain the skills and qualifications to operate a Roller for the Civil Construction, Mining, Building, Facilities and Asset Management industries. We offer competitive pricing on all our courses and are happy to negotiate where more than one course or more than one student will be completing the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be offered providing suitable evidence is supplied. Discuss this with our support staff prior to beginning the course. Upon completion of the course you will be provided with a Photo identification card detailing your qualifications and a certificate demonstrating a Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Foundation Skills required

This section describes those pre-requisite language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.


Identifies and interprets information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations


Uses equipment operating capacity schedule to confirm safe weight load limits

Course Outline

  1. Plan and prepare roller operations
    1.1 Access, interpret and apply roller operations documentation
    1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements
    1.3 Identify hazards and environmental issues, assess the risks and implement control measures in line with workplace policies
    1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment required for work activities
    Identify, obtain and implement traffic management signage requirements
    according to standard operating procedures and safe work practices
    1.6 Select required roller equipment and confirm suitability for work activities
    1.7 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures for rollers, and be prepared for fires, accidents and emergencies
    1.8 Coordinate and communicate planned activities with others at the site prior to commencement of work activity
  2. Operate roller in line with established requirements to complete work activity
    2.1 Carry out prestart and start-up checks in line with workplace procedures
    2.2 Identify faults or defects and rectify or report within scope of own responsibility and according to workplace procedures
    Drive and operate roller using techniques suited to equipment
    capabilities, site and work conditions, and according workplace
    2.4 Perform work activity within the operating capacity of the equipment
    Adjust interchangeable drums, spray bars, scraper bars, wheel/drum
    brooms, drag brooms and blades in line with workplace procedures
    2.6 Engage and disengage the compacting device
    2.7 Identify, remove or manage contaminants in a safe manner incorporating safe work practices
    2.8 Monitor hazards and risks during operations, and ensure safety of self, other personnel, plant and equipment
    2.9 Monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms
    2.10 Park up, shut down, secure and carry out post operational inspection of equipment in line with workplace procedures

3. Prepare to relocate the roller

3.1 Prepare the roller for relocation
3.2 Move the machine safely within and/or between work areas, observing relevant codes and traffic management requirements
3.3 Assist loading and unloading machine from float/trailer in line with workplace procedures

4. Conduct housekeeping activities

4.1 Clear work area and dispose or recycle materials according to workplace procedures
4.2 Manage and/or report hazards to maintain a safe working environment
4.3 Complete and file or distribute documentation in a manner that complies with workplace practices

More information on the legislative training requirements can be found here –