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NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding Assessment training course

Course code: NRSWA 2  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 1 day training course designed to improve the skillset of operatives who work on the roadways and use road signs and traffic lights to protect motorists, pedestrians and the workforce on the highway.

NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding Assessment

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Improved safety within the highway.
  • Better planning of work in the highway and communications with colleagues to set up and take down the guards to the workplace.
  • 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.
  • Employees who feel their employer has made an investment in them.

What you will learn

  • The skills and knowledge necessary to sign, light and guard streetworks and roadworks in line with the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, revised 2002 Code of Practice.
  • Planning a signing, lighting and guarding project.
  • Types of works, basic principles of signing and guarding and the legal requirements.
  • On-site risk assessment, methods of traffic control, speed control and operating portable traffic signals.
  • Works on footways, cycle lanes, track and cycle routes, and near tramways and railways.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This NRSWA course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds scheme 6156 (Unit 2).
  • The course also supports registration with SWQR (Streetworks Qualifications Register).

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom, but there is an emphasis on practicing skills in 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.
  • The City and 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, 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.

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Course dates

Course code
1 day course
Price from
£153.00 + certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
27/08/2019Tue 27 Aug 2019Tue 27 Aug 2019 Swindon £153.00£183.60 2
02/09/2019Mon 02 Sep 2019Mon 02 Sep 2019 Bolton £153.00£183.60 5+
09/09/2019Mon 09 Sep 2019Mon 09 Sep 2019 Swindon £153.00£183.60 5
18/09/2019Wed 18 Sep 2019Wed 18 Sep 2019 Derby £153.00£183.60 5
30/09/2019Mon 30 Sep 2019Mon 30 Sep 2019 Swindon £153.00£183.60 5+
14/10/2019Mon 14 Oct 2019Mon 14 Oct 2019 Derby £153.00£183.60 5+
29/10/2019Tue 29 Oct 2019Tue 29 Oct 2019 Swindon £153.00£183.60 5+
20/11/2019Wed 20 Nov 2019Wed 20 Nov 2019 Derby £153.00£183.60 5+
02/12/2019Mon 02 Dec 2019Mon 02 Dec 2019 Swindon £153.00£183.60 5+
16/12/2019Mon 16 Dec 2019Mon 16 Dec 2019 Derby £153.00£183.60 5+

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