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NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding Assessment Training Course

Course Code: NRSWA 2 (old code SWS8)  |  View training area

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.

Please see below for our full training overview for NRSWA Signing Lighting and Guarding Assessment.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • 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. Delegates 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?

  • Delegates should bring safety boots, hard hat, eye protection, waterproof clothing and high visibility clothing to use in the practical exercises.
  • Delegates 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 training course
Price from
£143.00 + certification

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17/08/2017Thu 17 Aug 2017Thu 17 Aug 2017 Swindon £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
12/09/2017Tue 12 Sep 2017Tue 12 Sep 2017 Swindon £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
26/09/2017Tue 26 Sep 2017Tue 26 Sep 2017 Derby £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
09/10/2017Mon 09 Oct 2017Mon 09 Oct 2017 Swindon £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
24/10/2017Tue 24 Oct 2017Tue 24 Oct 2017 Derby £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
07/11/2017Tue 07 Nov 2017Tue 07 Nov 2017 Swindon £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
20/11/2017Mon 20 Nov 2017Mon 20 Nov 2017 Derby £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
05/12/2017Tue 05 Dec 2017Tue 05 Dec 2017 Swindon £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket
19/12/2017Tue 19 Dec 2017Tue 19 Dec 2017 Derby £143.00£171.60 Add to my basket