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NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course

Course code: NRSWA 2/10  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 1 day training course designed to improve the supervision/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.

The individual attending will be able to complete the Operative (Unit 2) or Supervisor (Unit 10) unit during this course.

NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding

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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.
  • Improved confidence in the supervision of employees and contractors (for Supervisors).

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.
  • Better supervision and monitoring of employees and contractors (for Supervisors).

What you will learn

  • The skills and knowledge necessary to operate/supervise the signing, lighting and guarding of 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 Awarding Body scheme (Unit 2 for Operatives and Unit 10 for Supervisors).
  • The course also supports registration with SWQR (Streetworks Qualifications Register).

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory surrounding the course is delivered in the classroom, backed up by practical exercises on supervising operatives to set out signage and traffic lights.
  • Where suitable, the practical exercises are delivered on live roads. This is an experience that learners’ value highly.
  • The Awarding Body qualification is assessed through written tests and observation of the practical exercises.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners of the course should bring safety boots, hard hat, eye protection, waterproof clothing and high visibility clothing to use in the practical exercises.
  • Learners can also 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
NRSWA 2/10
1 day course
Price from
£161.00 + certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
07/09/2020Mon 07 Sep 2020Mon 07 Sep 2020 York £161.00£193.20 4
14/09/2020Mon 14 Sep 2020Mon 14 Sep 2020 Derby £161.00£193.20 4
02/11/2020Mon 02 Nov 2020Mon 02 Nov 2020 Derby £161.00£193.20 1
16/11/2020Mon 16 Nov 2020Mon 16 Nov 2020 Swindon £161.00£193.20 5+
17/11/2020Tue 17 Nov 2020Tue 17 Nov 2020 Manchester £161.00£193.20 4
30/11/2020Mon 30 Nov 2020Mon 30 Nov 2020 Linlithgow £161.00£193.20 5+
14/12/2020Mon 14 Dec 2020Mon 14 Dec 2020 Derby £161.00£193.20 5+

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