New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
SQA – Operative
£695 plus vat
Additional units £83.50 plus vat per unit
On successful completion of all modules, certification will be provided by SQA along with a competence card from the Street Works Qualification Register.
Who Should Attend?
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
Each candidate will be required to produce a written portfolio in order for the Assessor to complete the assessment in line with the requirements of SQA.
All Other Courses
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.