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City & Guilds Highways Reinstatement Training Units 1-6 & 9 training course

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Course overview

A 5 day training course designed for operatives who reinstate roadways in line with the 2nd Edition Specification for Reinstatement of Openings in the Highway and the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, revised 2002 Code of Practice.

City & Guilds Highways Reinstatement Training Units 1-6 & 9

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater understanding of the risks associated with striking underground services.
  • Skills to identify underground structures.
  • Better planning of work in the highway and better safety in and around excavations.
  • Compliance with SWQR (Streetworks Qualifications Register) registration scheme.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Improved safety and compliance.
  • Improved planning of works in the highway.
  • Better reinstatement, right first time.
  • Employees feel their employer has made an investment in them.

What you will learn

  • Skills and knowledge to carry out work to the standards required by the Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways (Second Edition 2002).
  • The risks associated with striking underground apparatus.
  • To recognise the signs of underground services and interpret utility plans.
  • To use tools, including CAT and Genny to locate underground structures.
  • To mark services ready for excavation.
  • An awareness of signing, lighting and guarding the workplace and the erection of temporary traffic signals.
  • Methods of excavation, safety measures and the use of road drills and saws, and how to support utility apparatus within the excavation.
  • Selection and storage of excavated materials for re-use.
  • Placing and compaction of backfill and sub-base materials. Laying and compaction of cold-lay bituminous materials.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This NRSWA course incorporates assessment and certification under the City & Guilds scheme 6156 (Units 1-6 and 9).
  • The course also supports registration with SWQR.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory for the course is delivered in the classroom but there is an emphasis on practicing skills in and around the highway in a low risk, supervised and controlled situation. Learners tell us they value the opportunity to practice skills in a real live situation.
  • Excavations/reinstatement is undertaken in purposes built training facilities.
  • The City & Guilds qualification is assessed through written tests and observation of practical exercises.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners should bring safety boots, hard hat, eye protection, ear protection, working gloves, waterproof clothing and high visibility clothing to use in the practical exercises.
  • Learners can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments, or management systems, so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

Course dates

Course code
5 day course
Price from
£625.00 + certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
19/08/2019Mon 19 Aug 2019Fri 23 Aug 2019 Swindon £625.00£750.00 5+
02/09/2019Mon 02 Sep 2019Fri 06 Sep 2019 Linlithgow £625.00£750.00 5+
09/09/2019Mon 09 Sep 2019Fri 13 Sep 2019 Derby £625.00£750.00 5
23/09/2019Mon 23 Sep 2019Fri 27 Sep 2019 Swindon £625.00£750.00 5+
07/10/2019Mon 07 Oct 2019Fri 11 Oct 2019 Derby £625.00£750.00 5+
21/10/2019Mon 21 Oct 2019Fri 25 Oct 2019 Swindon £625.00£750.00 5+
11/11/2019Mon 11 Nov 2019Fri 15 Nov 2019 Derby £625.00£750.00 5+
25/11/2019Mon 25 Nov 2019Fri 29 Nov 2019 Swindon £625.00£750.00 5+
09/12/2019Mon 09 Dec 2019Fri 13 Dec 2019 Derby £625.00£750.00 5+
16/12/2019Mon 16 Dec 2019Fri 20 Dec 2019 Swindon £625.00£750.00 5+

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