The New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) requires that anyone who executes, works for, or on behalf of a utility company, is qualified for the activities being carried out. Any street works site must have at least one qualified operative on site at all times during works, and the site must have a qualified supervisor appointed to the site who can oversee the works.
This qualification is for those employed in carrying out and monitoring works on the highway and cover a range of skills from those who need to safeguard their work by signing lighting and guarding to carrying out excavation and re-instatement work. They are available for both operators and supervisors.
Learners should have a good level of English, however no formal qualifications are required.
The qualification provides routes to registration or re-registration on the Street Works Qualifications Register (SWQR) required under the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991. Re-registration is required every 5 years.
A single unit or a combination of the following units to meet the learners needs:
Attendance is a minimum of 2 days per unit. Depending on how many units you may require in order to carry out your job. Time 09.30 to 16.30 daily.
The course programme will involve classroom study and simulated practical assessment. Assessment is a combination of
practical skills assessment and a series of paper based questions on each unit that the learner has chosen.
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