ROLO Landscape Operatives Training

This ROLO landscape operatives health and safety training module allows operatives to gain the required level of competence to enter the Register of Landscape Operatives. The Department of Trade and Industry made it a duty of care that all trade bodies ensure that their members were adequately trained in health and safety and that all employers should show that personnel are properly trained.

Who needs ROLO operatives training?

The ROLO scheme (Registration of Land based Operatives) is open to anyone who works in the land based industry. These includes thos who work in landscape construction, horticultural landscape maintenance, arboriculture, pesticides, ecology, environmental eanagement and amenities. The scheme aims to provide a means of identification, keeping a record of workers in the land based industry who have achieved a recognised level of competence. This raises the standards of health and safety, reducing the risks and accidents throughout the industry and encourages employers to use only ROLO card holders who have accredited health and safety training.

Training Programme

  • Why and how accidents happen
  • Relevant legislation
  • Control measures
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Regulations including working at height
  • Manual handling, noise, vibration and electricity
  • Underground and overhead services
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire safety
  • Lone working
  • Environmental awareness and protection
  • Multiple choice assessment

Course Objectives

  • Have an understanding of health and safety legislation
  • Be able to apply the legislation to their workplace
  • Understand the health hazards they may be exposed to at work
  • Recognise site hazards they may encounter at work and the control measures that may prevent injury
  • Identify sources of other information and understand the impact of their work activities on the environment

Martin Maddra

Training Organiser
and Health and Safety Trainer
Level: Beginner
Ideal for anyone who needs health and safety in a land based industry
Duration: 1 Day
ROLO Awarded
Each candidate will be awarded a ROLO credit card type certificate on completion
Assessment is carried out through a multiple choice examination
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On successful completion of the course, a credit card type certificate with photograph will be issued to the candidate. This is valid for 5 years and any other relevant training (NPTC pesticide, chain saw, ride on mowers) will also be acknowledged on the card.

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