New Roads and Street works

Course Overview:

SQA certified - Operatives and Supervisors.

Intended for operatives and/or supervisors involved in road and streetworks.

The course will cover all areas of the New Roads & Streetworks Act for Operatives. Combining teaching with practical assessment delegates will undertake recognised training and assessment.

As of June 2021 written assessments will be conducted electronically under exam conditions.

Course Content:

Operatives Units LA. Location and avoidance of underground apparatus O1. Signing, lighting and guarding O2. Excavation in the highway O3. Re-instatement and compaction of backfill materials O4. Re-instatement of sub base and road base in non-bituminous materials O5. Re-instatement of cold lay bituminous materials O8. Re-instatement of modular surfaces

Operatives Additional Units O6. Re-instatement of hot lay bituminous materials O7. Re-instatement of concrete slabs

Supervisors Units LA. Location and avoidance of underground apparatus S1. Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding S2. Monitoring excavation in the highway S3. Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials S4. Monitoring reinstatement of sub base and road base in non-bituminous materials S5. Monitoring reinstatement in bituminous materials S7. Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways

Supervisors Additional Units S6. Monitoring reinstatement of concrete slabs

For a delegate requiring individual units only a certificate of achievement can be issued towards completion of the full qualification, fees can be quoted for this on request.

For any delegate wishing to undertake the Additional Units, please note that these are no longer covered on the course but can still be taken at an additional cost. Further details on this are available on request.

SWQR cards are valid for 5 years, and you can apply to renew your card anytime during that 5 years and up to 3 months after the card validity date. If your card is no longer valid and has been invalid for more than 3 months you cannot renew it, you will need to undertake a completely new assessment.

Duration: Five Days

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