NRSWA Operatives Units 1-6 & 8 (including Hot Lay)
Number of Delegates: Maximum 8
Duration: 1 - 5 Days (subject to units)
Overview: To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform operative duties to the standards prescribed by CABWI in-line with the NRSWA Act 1991, in order to safeguard themselves and others.
Lunch will be provided to delegates attending this course.
Who Should Attend
This programme is designed for Operatives who carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement of various materials for undertaking street works.
This course covers:
Location of underground apparatus
Signing, lighting and guarding
Excavation in the highway
Reinstatement of compaction and backfill materials
Reinstatement of sub-base and road base nonbituminous materials
Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials
Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
Summarise the requirements of the NRSW Act 1991
Select appropriate personal protective and safety equipment as required to carry out street works activities
Perform duties of each unit and/or qualification as prescribed by CABWI standards in-line with current legislation, and ACOP where applicable
Provide a safe working environment for themselves and others
Courses are available in certificates LA, O1-O6 and O8. In addition, various combinations of the certificates will lead to a full Street Works qualification for which an SWQR card will be awarded.
A high proportion of group exercises with continuous oral and practical assessments, supplemented with video and classroom-based tutorials. A training group may contain a mix of both operatives and supervisors. Sessions will be varied within the overall framework to allow the most effective development of the candidate. Delegates attending this course should be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training. Training may be permitted at your own location subject to approval by the awarding body (further information is available on request).