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NRSWA Signing, Lighting and Guarding - Operative


Course Overview

Number of Delegates: Maximum 8

Duration: 1 Day

Overview: This course will certificate the successful candidate to undertake the setting out of traffic lights, signs, cones and barriers.

Lunch will be provided to delegates attending this course.


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Who Should Attend

Designed for all personnel employed by local authorities, utilities and their contractors for the purpose of Signing, Lighting & Guarding of any road works in the highway.


Course Content

  • Understand the safety implications of carrying out Streetworks, with particular reference to the protection of persons engaged on the works and avoidance of danger to the general public

  • Appreciate the need to maintain the free movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the site, if the works are to comply with the restrictions imposed by the works and the adoption of safe working practices

  • Demonstrate the correct layout of appropriate signs, barriers, lamps, warning notices etc. in compliance with the relevant advisory documents.

  • Recognise conditions that may necessitate the introduction of special measures such as the installation of portable traffic signals, traffic diversion, road closure etc.

  • Maintain the correct operation of portable traffic signals and reposition equipment as work


Final Qualification

Delegates will receive a CABWI Certificate and a SWQR card.


Additional Information

To meet the legal requirements of people working in the highway, this course is designed to meet the City & Guilds criteria. A very hands-on practical course within depth training accompanied by practical assessments. This course meets the criteria for CITB grants.


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