NRSW - Operatives & Supervisors Book Your Place Now

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

  • LA – Avoidance of underground apparatus incorporating plans, diagrams, apparatus, use of equipment
  • 01 – Signing, lighting and guarding, code of practice, co-ordination procedures
  • 02 – Excavation in the highway, Road types, materials, specifications and techniques
  • 03 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • 04 – Reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials / Road types, specification, material types
  • 05 – Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials / Types of materials, specification, laying practices
  • 06 – Reinstate Bituminous hot lay, check material temperature / Check depth of cavity, place materials to required finish levels, select correct compaction plant
  • 08 – 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

  • LA - Avoidance of underground apparatus incorporating plans, diagrams, apparatus, use of equipment
  • S1 – Monitoring of signing, lighting and guarding, code of practice, co-ordination, procedures
  • S2 – Monitoring of excavation in the highway / Road types, materials, specifications, procedures
  • S3 – Monitoring of reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • S4 – Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials / Road types, specification, material types
  • S5 – Monitoring reinstatement of bituminous materials / Types of materials, specifications, laying techniques
  • S7 – 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

Course Availability

If you're interested in attending this course, please book your place now.