Compactor Operator Training Level 1


Compactors perform the age old duty of reducing the volume of a particular amount of soil (or asphalt) in order to provide stable ground. There are many types of compactors and each has it's purpose. This course can improve operator productivity through proper techniques and it can also decrease operating expenses with maintenance tasks that are explained within the course.

This course focuses on road building tasks for compactors. Compactor types that are included in this course are:

- Padfoot rollers, including Sheepsfoot rollers
- Steel Drum rollers, vibratory and static
- Pneumatic rollers
- Combination rollers

The General topics that are covered are:

Some specific areas that are covered in this course include:

The course is designed to include approximately five hours of instruction. The final exam has a time limit of 60 minutes and a score of 75% is required to be certified.


Sample screenshot from the Compactor course: