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Construction Health and Safety Training

- New Road and Street Works -

For Operatives & Supervisors

Course Aim

This programme is designed for operatives and supervisors who carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement of various materials for undertaking street works.

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform operative or supervisor duties to the standards prescribed by SQA in-line with the NRSWA Act 1991, in order to safeguard themselves and others.

Course Duration

1 - 5 days subject to units.

Who should attend?

This programme is designed for Operatives who carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement of various materials for undertaking street works or Supervisors who are required to monitor operatives performing excavation, backfill and reinstatement duties.

Course Agenda

  • Location of underground apparatus.
  • Signing, lighting and guarding.
  • Excavation in the highway.
  • Reinstatement of compaction and backfill materials.
  • Reinstatement of sub-base and road base nonbituminous materials.
  • Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials.
  • Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.
  • Monitoring reinstatement of bituminous materials.


Courses are available in units (supervisors: 001, 010 to 014 and 016) (operatives: 001 - 006 and 009). A separate certificate is issued for each unit. In addition, various combinations of the units will lead to a full Street Works qualification for which an SWQR* card will be awarded.

Please ensure before booking that the course price quoted includes book costs and ensure you are happy with the accredited body (not all NRSWA courses are City & Guilds approved, some courses listed are SQA or SWQR).

Please contact us for availability.

Courses can also be delivered on-site, at your premises, or at a location of your choice around the UK. 

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Our range of Services Include: - CDM 2015 Project Services, Construction Phase Plans, Competent Person Advisory Service, Health and Safety Policies, Fire Risk Assessments, Assistance with Contractor Accreditations e.g. CHAS, SAFEcontractor.

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