NRSWA Street-Works

NRSWA Street-Works

Operative Modules

Street-Works qualifications are available for Operatives (9 modules) and Supervisors (8 modules). To help you identify what qualification and modules you need simply select your job title from the tabs below.

Course Name

NRSWA Unit 1 – Location & Avoidance of Underground Services (LA)

Description

This training and qualication  is aimed at site managers, supervisors, and excavation operatives to give them an understanding of how to avoid danger from underground services, it is also appropriate for site operatives responsible for clearing an area prior to and during an excavation.

Training Locations

 

Course Aims

The candidate upon  completion should be able to demonstrate a satisfactory level of competence using the appropriate equipment to identify and avoid buried services and will be familair with:

• Hazards Associated with Excavation
• Associated Personal Protective Equipment
• Inspection of and usage of gCAT4+ and Signal Generator
• Data Logging & Data Use
• Correct Storage
• Identification of buried services
• HSG47 & 48
• NJUG Guidelines

Course Content

 

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the course you will be issued with a City & Guilds or SQA Certificate and SWQR card valid for 5 years

Duration

1 Day

Prerequisites

None

Age

16+

Course Name

NRSWA Unit 2 – Signing Lighting & Guarding (O1)

Description

The unit is designed to allow the candidate to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to successfully sign, light, and guard a work site. The candidate will be able to survey the work site to put in place suitable provision for the location requirements, ensuring the safe passage of pedestrians and site personnel, the safety of vehicular traffic, provision for vehicles and plant machinery in the working area. The candidate will be able to put in place suitable equipment to protect pedestrians, vehicular traffic, and site personnel, and will be able to provide and control portable traffic signals and Stop/Go traffic control in line with site location requirements and traffic conditions.

Training Locations

 

Course Aims

To provide delegates with a sound understanding of NRSWA Unit 2-Signing Lighting & Guarding, To comply with the mandatory requirements of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991

Course Content

Induction, Health and Safety, Survey the work site, Protect pedestrians from vehicular traffic and site personnel, Provide temporary traffic control, Assessment: Practical, Questionnaire and Observation

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the course you will be issued with a City & Guilds or SQA Certificate and SWQR card valid for 5 years

Duration

1 Day

Prerequisites

None

Age

16+

This qualification comprises of the following modules:

  • LA
  • O2
  • O5
  • O6

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • LA
  • O1
  • O8

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • LA
  • O1
  • O2

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • LA
  • O1
  • O2
  • O3
  • O4
  • O5

Course Name

NRSWA Operative Course Units LA, O1 – O5 & O8

Description

Construction/utility work under the New Roads and Street works Act 1991. Delegates are required to demonstrate their competence in Safe methods of excavation, backfill, and reinstatement of modular, flexible, and composite surfaces and concrete footways.

Training Locations

North West Training Centre (Accrington)

South West Training Centre (Bristol)

South East Training Centre (coming in 2021)

North East Training Centre (coming in 2021)

Course Aims

To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge required to carry out safe Excavation, Backfill, and the reinstatement of modular, flexible and composite surfaces and concrete footways.

Course Content

NRSWA Unit 1 – Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (LA)
NRSWA Unit 2 – Signing, Lighting, and Guarding (O1)
NRSWA Unit 3 – Excavation In The Highway (O2)
NRSWA Unit 4 – Reinstatement and Compaction of Backfill Materials (O3)
NRSWA Unit 5 – Reinstatement of Sub-base & Base in Non-bituminous Materials (O4)
NRSWA Unit 6 – Reinstatement in Cold-lay Bituminous Materials (O5)
NRSWA Unit 7 – Reinstatement in Hot-lay Bituminous Materials (O6)*
NRSWA Unit 8 – Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways (O7)*
NRSWA Unit 9 – Reinstatement of Modular Surfaces and Concrete Footways (O8)

*Denotes OPTIONAL module available at extra cost

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a City & Guilds or SQA Certificate and SWQR ID card valid for 5 years

Duration

5 Days

Prerequisites

None

MINIMUM AGE

16-years+

Supervisor Modules
(monitoring of:)

This is a 1-day course that can be carried out at any of our training centres, at your suitable premises or on-site where assement criteria and appropriate conditions can be met

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • SLA

This is a 1-day course that can be carried out at any of our training centres, at your suitable premises or on-site where assement criteria and appropriate conditions can be met

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • SO1

This qualification comprises of the following modules:

  • SLA
  • SO2
  • SO5
  • SO6

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • SLA
  • SO1
  • SO8

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • SLA
  • SO1
  • SO2

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • SLA
  • SO1
  • SO2
  • SO3
  • SO4
  • SO5

This qualification comprises the following modules:

  • SLA
  • SO1
  • SO2
  • SO3
  • SO4
  • SO5
  • SO8
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