NRSWA – Operative


The course covers cable avoidance, signing and guarding, excavation, construction of backfill layer, reinstatement of sub-base & road-base in non-bituminous materials and reinstatement of cold laid bituminous material.

Course Content

Units Covered

Key certificate for both operatives and supervisors: LA – Location & avoidance of underground apparatus

Operative (O-series) certificates:
O1 – Signing, lighting and guarding (Key certificate)
O2 – Excavation in the highway
O3 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
O4 – Reinstatement of sub-base and base in non-bituminous materials
O5 – Reinstatement in cold lay bituminous materials
O7 – Reinstatement of concrete slabs
O8 – Reinstatement of modular surfaces, concrete footways

More information

On completion of this course the individual will be able to work safely on the highways as required under the New Roads and Street Works Act, using the necessary and appropriate equipment.

Course Dates

Please contact us for available dates.

Course Duration

5 days


To book places on any of the dates above please call 01462 676444 or email
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