The Signing, Lighting and Guarding course trains you on how to set out signs, cones, barriers and traffic lights. This training course is conducted on a street works site in line with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA).
This NRSWA Unit 1 course (was NRSWA Unit 2) runs for one day and is suitable for street works operatives or supervisors. Delegates will learn how to operate and position traffic equipments amongst other tasks. The knowledge gained will allow you to confidently carry out highway works and protect yourself and others around you.
If you are a street works supervisor, you will be monitoring the set up and take down of a site. Upon completing the Signing, Lighting and Guarding course, you will have the skills to lead a team and manage their safety.
This training course is important and necessary for operatives and supervisors that work in the utilities and construction industries.
Delegates will gain the skills and knowledge to operate or supervise on any road works, in line with NRSWA.
A good understanding of the legislation will enable you to work legally and safely. In addition, you will reduce the risk of costly accidents that could slow down a project’s completion time.
This Signing, Lighting and Guarding course includes theory session and practical training for street works operatives and supervisors. For the full information of what’s covered in this training, read the course content section below.
This course can be delivered in the following ways:
You can attend this Signing, Lighting and Guarding course in a classroom at our Leigh venue.
We can organise in-company training of the Signing, Lighting and Guarding course for Unit O1 for operatives and Unit S1 for supervisors at our Leigh venue.
We quote all of our in-house courses on a case-by-case basis. The price will vary depending on location, equipment needed and delegate numbers.
For a quote, complete the in-house enquiry form on this page, and one of our friendly team will be in touch.
The course will cover the following units through practical and classroom-based learning:
Operatives Unit 1:
Upon completion of the course, you will have the relevant knowledge of your role’s legal requirements. In addition, you will follow the procedures to ensure that you supervise/operate a site correctly.
The course contains both theory and practical elements. The trainer delivers the theory element in a classroom, but the course is majority practical based. The trainer will assess your ability to conduct practical exercises effectively.
Instructor was clear and informative
The qualification is valid for five years
You can renew your SWQR card when it expires, or within five years after the expiry date.
Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.
You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses
This course is accredited by CABWI.
The course is delivered over one day of training.
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Point 65 Business Centre,
23 Royal Scot Road
Unit 1 Meadow View
25 Bradford Road
English Street Business Park
Partnership for Learning
Tameside Business Park
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