New Roads and Street Works Act 1991

(SQA Assessments,
Operators or Supervisors)

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Duration

2 Days

The candidate will be assessed through a series of open book, multiple choice questions and will be required to pass them all in order to retain all units previously held on their card.
This Street Works Reassessment training course will be delivered as a revision session with classroom discussion, followed by an exam paper for each unit held. These are open book multiple choice exam papers, which are taken under strict exam conditions. Each exam paper must be completed within a 45-minute timeframe, with a pass rate of 80%.

At the end of the refresher day there will be an opportunity for delegates to re-sit up to 2 assessment papers should they fail the required NRSWA Street Works pass mark, on their first attempt.

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Venue

CTSS Training Centre, Wendron Stoves Warehouse, Mallow Court, Wendron, Helston or other local venue. All refreshments are provided.

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Cost

Operatives Units 001-006 & 009- £380 plus vat
Supervisors Units 001, 010-014,16- £380 plus vat
Additional units £46.75 plus vat per unit

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Certification

On successful completion of all modules, certification will be provided by the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) along with a competence card from the Street Works Qualification Register.

If you hold both Supervisor and Operative Cards you will only be able to refresh one Card per course. 

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Who Should Attend?

Anyone that holds a SWQR Card (Streetworks Qualification Register) will be required to be reassessed every 5 years for professional competence.

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Content

Operative Modules
001 Location and avoidance of underground apparatus
002 Signing, lighting and guarding- can be completed separately
003 Excavation in the highway
004 Re-instatement and compaction of backfill materials
005 Re-instatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials
006 Re-instatement in cold-lay bituminous materials
009 Re-instatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways

Supervisor Modules
001 Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus
010 Monitoring of Signing, Lighting and Guarding
011 Monitoring Excavation in the Highway
012 Monitoring of Reinstatement and Compaction of Backfill Materials
013 Monitoring of Reinstatement of Sub-Base and Road Base in Non-Bituminous Material
014 Monitoring of Reinstatement in Bituminous Materials
016: Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

Courses

Street Works

Under current UK regulations, any person required to carry out any work on the Highway, footways or their curtilage must be trained and assessed as competent and hold a Vocational Qualification in the work they will undertake.

The minimum level of qualification is the SQA New Roads & Street Works certificate, to either supervisor or operative level. Obtaining it will involve an element of formal training followed by practical exercises and on-site assessment.

•    Operative units 001-006,009
•    Supervisor units 001,010-014
•    Signing, Lighting & Guarding (Operative unit 002, Supervisor unit 010)
•    CAT & Genny (Unit 001)

•    New Roads and Street Works

CITB Site Safety Plus

This scheme has been designed to provide the building, civil engineering and allied industries with a framework for training and career development. It is aimed at all levels of the workforce.

A series of courses has been developed to fit into the Construction Skills Site Safety Plus framework. This starts with a health and safety awareness day needed to apply for a CSCS labourer’s card, and then progresses to an intermediate level for those about to take on supervisory responsibilities.

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme is designed to assist site managers and potential site managers in developing knowledge, awareness and understanding of their legal, moral and social responsibilities for health, safety and welfare on construction sites. This course is the most widely recognised for the construction industry and is supported by a refresher course.

  • 1 day Health & Safety Awareness
  • 2 day Site Supervisors Course
  • 5 day Site Management Safety Course
  • 2 day Refresher Course

If you require any of these courses please ring us and we will contact local CITB Training Providers on your behalf and find a course to suit you.

Safety Courses
Plant Machinery

The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 requires that anyone operating Plant and Machinery on site must be competent to do so. We offer 2 assessment schemes to enable you to demonstrate competence.

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