Street Works Course
All trainees who successfully complete the assessment will gain relevant qualifications and accreditation.Compliance with the New Road and Street Works Act (NRSWA) is essential for minimising your liability and keeping your staff safe.It covers a range of skills from those who need to safeguard their work by signing lighting and guarding to carrying out excavation and re-instatement work This qualification provides routes to re-registration on the SWQR.Training can be provided before assessment, but is not compulsory.To satisfy the requirements of the Act, work involving breaking up the street must be arranged under the supervision of a person having a prescribed qualification as a supervisor.In addition, whether or not the street is broken up, they must ensure that a person having a prescribed qualification as a trained operative is present on the site at all times when work is in progress.To keep your registration current, you must renew your existing certificates every 5 years - as required by legislation.
We offer a range of New Roads & Street Works courses including a standard 5 day programme for Operatives and Supervisors covering Units 001-006 & 009 for Operatives and 001 & 010-014 for Supervisors.
The approved bodies for issuing certificates of competence are: Alternatively, you can have a qualification from another member state of the European Community which gives an equivalent guarantee of skill and competence.
You must also register your Certificate of Competence with the Street Works Qualification Register ( will then provide a plastic photo identification card to show you have the requisite qualifications. In Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland you can reregister by contacting the registration body within three months of the expiry of the previous registration.
Whether you’re upskilling your current workforce for a new project, or looking to provide compulsory training for new employees, we can deliver first class training to suit your needs.
All our courses are accredited by the appropriate industry governing bodies and schemes including CITB, CISRS, NPORS, ITSSAR, OCR and JAUPT.