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New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Operatives

Course Overview

Who Should Attend?

This New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Operative’s training course provides delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform operative duties to the standards prescribed by SQA in-line with the current New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Act, to safeguard themselves and others.

It is for new roads and street work operatives who:

  • locate underground apparatus
  • set up equipment for works in the highway
  • carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement

Course Information

 

New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Operatives Course Content

  • Location and avoidance of underground apparatus
  • Signing, lighting and guarding units
  • Excavation in the road/highway
  • Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Reinstatement of sub-base and road-base in non-bituminous materials
  • Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials
  • Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways
  • Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials
  • Reinstatement of concrete slabs

 

Knowledge

By the end of the New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Operative’s training course, delegates will be able to:

  • Summarise the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works (NRSW) Act.
  • Select appropriate personal protective and safety equipment as required to carry out street works activities.
  • Perform duties of each unit and/or qualification as prescribed by City & Guilds standards in-line with current legislation, and ACOP where applicable.
  • Provide a safe working environment for themselves and others.

 

Assessment

3 days of training and 2 days of technical tests.

A high proportion of group exercises with continuous oral and practical assessments, supplemented with video and classroom-based tutorials.

A NRSWA training group may contain a mix of both Operatives and Supervisors. Sessions will be varied within the overall framework to allow the most effective development of the candidate.

 

Certification

Learners will receive the Street Works Qualifications Register Card (SWQR) through Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) which is renewable every five years.

Course Details

  • Accreditation

    SQA

  • Course Duration 5 Days
  • Validation Duration

    5 Years

  • Funding

    Funding Available


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Entry Requirements

Good understanding of spoken and written English

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Monday 15 August 2022 - Friday 19 August 2022
5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
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Monday 12 September 2022 - Friday 16 September 2022
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Monday 17 October 2022 - Friday 21 October 2022
5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
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    Monday 14 November 2022 - Friday 18 November 2022
    5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
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    Monday 12 December 2022 - Friday 16 December 2022
    5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    From £675.00