NRSW - Operatives & Supervisors

Course Overview

This is a competence based course for Operatives and Supervisors. It covers the key element in the new roads and streetworks act. All candidates must have previous experience in construction.

Course Contents

Operative units

  • Unit 001 – Avoidance of underground apparatus incorporating plans, diagrams, apparatus, use of equipment
  • Unit 002 – Signing, lighting and guarding, code of practice, co-ordination procedures
  • Unit 003 – Excavation in the highway, Road types, materials, specifications and techniques
  • Unit 004 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Unit 005 – Reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials / Road types, specification, material types
  • Unit 006 – Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials / Types of materials, specification, laying practices
  • Unit 007 – Reinstate Bituminous hot lay, check material temperature / Check depth of cavity, place materials to required finish levels, select correct compaction plant
  • Unit 009 – Reinstate modular surfaces and concrete footways / Remove existing surfaces and clean modules / Rectify any defects in the sub-base / Place bedding material and screed / Compact to the required levels / Complete concrete surfaces to the required finish

Supervisors units

  • Unit 001 - Avoidance of underground apparatus incorporating plans, diagrams, apparatus, use of equipment
  • Unit 010 – Monitoring of signing, lighting and guarding, code of practice, co-ordination, procedures
  • Unit 011 – Monitoring of excavation in the highway / Road types, materials, specifications, procedures
  • Unit 012 – Monitoring of reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Unit 013 – Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials / Road types, specification, material types
  • Unit 014 – Monitoring reinstatement of bituminous materials / Types of materials, specifications, laying techniques
  • Unit 016 – Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course the candidate will be able to:

  • Monitor streetworks, excavations and reinstatement to the standards prescribed by City & Guilds

The candidate will be awarded a:

  • SQA Certificate & streetworks registration card

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