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ROLO Supervisor (British Association of Landscape Industries Register of Land-based Operatives)

~3.0 Day(s)
From £350.00
British Association of Landscape Industries ROLO Supervisor Course The course consists of a blended learning approach set out over two and a half days (half a day online and 2 days face to face).  The course is equivalent to the CITB SSSTS and fully endorsed by both Build UK and the CITB and designed specifically for supervisors working in Landscaping, Arboriculture, Amenity Maintenance and Ecology based industry sectors. Number of candidates per course: 12 Blended learning 1/2 day online self study, 2 days face to face in the allocated training room. Please note the dates indicate the first day of the course, please contact the office to confirm full details.


The course covers all the relevant Health and Safety Legislation, Safe Systems of Work, Environmental Legislation, Environmental Impact, Managing Waste and the Role of the Supervisor.

The course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills needed to effectively supervise a team on site.

Using a variety of teaching and learning methods including, groupwork, paired task completion and individual tasks, the course allows learners to progress from a basic knowledge of legislation, through to its application on site.

Working examples of Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of work will be analysed and used to form the basis of for learners to design and deliver their own toolbox talks, this will help them develop their own skills to effectively communicate the safe systems of work for their place of work.

Our instructors are not just academically qualified but have years of work experience within landscaping and arboriculture. This means our team can support our learners with practical expertise and experience to improve their knowledge and skills as supervisors.

The assessment is formed of a 40 question final online test, but is also assessed through knowledge, input and teamwork capabilities of the student. Using a range of assessment methods ensures that the learner can effectively work both individually and as part of a team in order to successfully supervise the work on site.

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Important Information: 

E-learning will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the course commencement. This must be completed prior to your arrival for the face to face element of the course.

Once booked, please register with ROLO online and email in order for us to register you on the course and allow access to the  E-learning material.

Please bring:

  • Valid ID
  • A device to access the internet; tablet or laptop
  • A selection of your PPE
  • Items to support your toolbox talk (day 2)


ROLO Supervisor (British Association of Landscape Industries Register of Land-based Operatives)
Islip Training Centre
27th November 2023
12 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)

Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

ROLO is a prerequisite for anyone applying for a LISS/CSCS SmartCard. Certificates are valid for five years, but applicants must ensure the course has been completed within the last two years when applying for a LISS/CSCS SmartCard. Before the five years runs out, the relevant refresher course can be completed.

To check which ROLO course you need for each CSCS Smartcard check out the following link or email us on

Important Information:

  • Assessment for this qualification will be a mix of online assessment, oral contribution and group work. Should you have any concerns about your ability to access this learning and assessment please contact the office to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be available for you. 
  • Equipment required and information related to lunches will be sent to the booker by email 14 days before the course is to begin or as soon as possible if within 7 days.
  • Your email will contain directions to the course site, will specify if lunch is provided and any dietary requirements, and the equipment that may be required.
  • Your booking confirmation email only serves to confirm your booking and payment and the date and timings of your course.
  • If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.

VENUE: Course held either at our Islip Training Venue or subject to numbers, your own site . Joining instructions will detail the exact location.