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New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Supervisors

Course Overview

Who Should Attend?

This New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Supervisor’s course teaches the skills supervisors need to carry out work to the standards of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 - the legal framework for street works.

It is for new roads and street work supervisors who:

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

Course Information

You will become competent in the supervision of manual excavation and reinstatement on the highway, including:

  • Location and avoidance of underground services
  • Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding; co-ordination procedures and code of practice
  • Monitoring excavation in the highway; specifications, techniques, road types, materials
  • Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Monitoring reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials
  • Monitoring laying practices and reinstatement of bituminous materials; specification and types of materials
  • Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete highways.
  • Knowledge

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

  • Summarise the requirements of the current NRSW Act
  • Select appropriate personal protective and safety equipment as required to carry out street works activities
  • Monitor duties performed by Operatives for 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

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
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    Monday 14 November 2022 - Friday 18 November 2022
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    Monday 12 December 2022 - Friday 16 December 2022
    5 days, 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
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