New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 Operative and Supervisor courses.

Course Overview

We offer units 1 and 2 individually in a 1-2 day course dependent on experience, or units 1 and 2 together over 2-3 days.  You will receive a certificate for each unit and a Street Works card for units 3 onwards.  You can train as either a street works operative or supervisor.

Outline of the Streetworks course

To be a NRSWA Operative you will thrive as part of a team as well as be able to use your own initiative. On the 5 day course you’ll cover the following units:

  • 001 – Location and avoidance of underground apparatus
  • 002 – Signing, lighting and guarding
  • 003 – Excavation in the road/highway
  • 004 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • 005 – Reinstatement of sub-base and road-base in non-bituminous materials
  • 006 – Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials
  • 007 – Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials
  • 009 – Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

As a NRSWA Supervisor you will complete the following program in 5 days:

  • 001 – Location and avoidance of underground services
  • 010 – Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding; co-ordination procedures and code of practice
  • 011 – Monitoring excavation in the highway; specifications, techniques, road types, materials
  • 012 – Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • 013 – Monitoring reinstatement of non-bituminous sub-base and road-base materials
  • 014 – Monitoring laying practices and reinstatement of bituminous materials; specification and types of materials
  • 016 – Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete highways.


ITA – Integrated training and assessment

How much will it cost?

£750 per candidate for a 5 day course. Subject to VAT, availability and review.