Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

This course is for people with limited or no experience of operating a ride-on road roller. 

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical test at the end.

Experienced operators who need a formal qualification can do our condensed course

Entry requirements:

CITB Health, safety and environmental test passed no more than two years before the course start date


Learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises


4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises

1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests


You could choose one of the many different courses available at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Additional campus/course information:

  • Llangefni

    Course content

    • 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