NRSWA SUPERVISORS

This course teaches the skills supervisors need to carry out work to the standards of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 – the legal framework for street works.

It is for new roads and street work supervisors who:

  • locate underground apparatus
  • set up equipment for works in the highway
  • carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement

Cost: Check rate to open course list
Duration: 1day
Location: Banbury
Dates: Various
Funding: see Grants and funding below
Mandatory entry requirements: See Mandatory entry requirements below

Course Content

You will become competent in the supervision of manual excavation and reinstatement on the highway, including:

  • Location and avoidance of underground services
  • Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding; co-ordination procedures and code of practice
  • Monitoring excavation in the highway; specifications, techniques, road types, materials
  • Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Monitoring reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials
  • Monitoring laying practices and reinstatement of bituminous materials; specification and types of materials
  • Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete highways.

OR

You will become competent in the supervision of manual excavation and reinstatement on the highway, including:

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

Teaching and Assessment

  • 3 days of training
  • 2 days of technical tests

The course includes:

  • Practical tasks and observation exercises
  • Classroom-based theory including written assignments
  • Operatives and supervisors learn on the same course to replicate a team environment

Qualifications

  • Act ltd certificate or SAQ qualification.

Mandatory Entry requirements

  • You will need a reasonable level of mobility and the ability to lift and move loads.
  • You will also need a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area. 

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