Filter By...

What is the SQA NRSWA for Supervisors Course?

The Aim of the SQA accredited NRSWA Supervisor Training/Assessment course (New Roads and Street Works Act) is to enable Supervisors to gain the necessary qualifications under the New roads and Street Works Act 1991 which allow them to carry out their duties on the public highway, ranging from excavation to permanent re-instatement of paved structures.

Who is the NRSWA for Supervisors Course Suitable For?

This NRSWA for Supervisors course is suitable for Supervisors who are required to monitor operatives performing excavation, backfill and reinstatement duties.

What’s Included in the NRSWA Course for Supervisors?

The NRSWA Course for Supervisors will cover the following units: –

Unit LA – Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus
Unit S1 – Monitoring Signing, Lighting and Guarding
Unit S2 – Monitoring Excavation in the Highway
Unit S3 – Monitoring Reinstatement and Compaction of Back Fill
Unit S4 – Monitoring Reinstatement of Sub-base and Road Base in Non- Bituminous Materials
Unit S5 – Monitoring Reinstatement in Bituminous Materials
Unit S7 – Monitoring Reinstatement of Modular Surfaces and Concrete Footways

At the end of the NRSWA Supervisor course delegates will be able to:

  • Summarise the requirements of the current NRSW Act.
  • Select appropriate personal protective and safety equipment as required to carry out street works activities.
  • Monitor duties performed by Operatives for each unit and/or qualification. Standards in-line with current
  • legislation, and ACOP where applicable.
  • Provide a safe working environment for themselves and others

Course Duration

5 days

SQA Certification and Assessment

Assessment of the NRSWA Supervisor course is carried out by way of practical exercises and simulated assessments. These will be supplemented with classroom based tutorials.

Supervisors have to demonstrate the ability to monitor a site and compile written reports in order to successfully complete this course.

Requirements to Attend

Delegates attending this course will be required to have some level of experience within the construction / civil engineering sectors. If you are unsure whether your current level of experience is suitable for entrance on to this course please call us before booking your place.

A basic comprehension of the English Language is essential.