This course provides delegates with the Knowledge and practical skills required to sign, light and guard street works and roadworks in line with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA). Its designed to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform operative & supervisor duties for Signing, Lighting and Guarding to the City & Guilds standards set in line with the NRSW Act 1991. Those who are required to complete any maintenance work on the road or at the road side need to compete this course.
The course will be completed in just 1 day and is made up of both theory and practical assessments.
Operatives: Unit 2 – Signing, Lighting & Guarding
Supervisors: Unit 10 – Monitoring, Signing, Lighting and Guarding
At the end of the course, candidates must be able to:
Carry out an on-site risk assessment to identify hazards and risks
State the action required to minimise risks and ensure a safe system of work
Produce a plan of an intended site showing the position of signs, guarding and traffic signals. The plan must include all relevant distances, sizes and dimensions required
Produce a list of equipment for the intended site
Demonstrate the sequence of setting out the advance signing, safety zones and pedestrian walkways
Demonstrate the positioning, testing, adjusting, commissioning and decommissioning of temporary traffic signals
Conduct the activities safely wearing the appropriate safety wear
Provide sufficient knowledge evidence by way of oral or written questions.
On passing the award delegates will be issued with a Street Works Qualifications Register (SQR) card.