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NRSWA Operatives Full Course - Cold Lay (LA, O1-O5 & O8)

This course is designed for Operatives who carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement of various materials for undertaking street works.

• Location of underground apparatus.

• Signing, lighting and guarding.

• Excavation in the highway.

• Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials.

• Reinstatement of sub-base and road base non bituminous materials.

• Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials.

• Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Summarise the requirements of the NRSWA 1991

• 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 SQA standards in-line with current legislation, and ACOP where applicable.

NRSWA Supervisors Full Course (LA, S1-S5 & S7)

This course is designed for supervisors who are required to monitor operatives performing excavation, backfill and reinstatement duties.

• Location and avoidance of underground apparatus.

• Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding.

• Monitoring excavation in the highway.

• Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials.

• Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and road base non-bituminous materials.

• Monitoring reinstatement of bituminous materials.

• Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Summarise the requirements of the NRSWA 1991.

• 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 SQA standards in-line with current legislation, and ACOP where applicable.

• Provide a safe working environment for themselves and others.

After successful completion of the course you will get a streetworks card showing the units you completed and your competence to work on the roads. 

Your SWQR card is valid for 5 years