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NRSWA - Re-assessment for Operatives

NRSWA refreshment course covering legislation knowledge required to carry out highways reinstatement work in line with NRSWA.


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Product number: NRSWA-RE|1361

This course provides delegates with the knowledge on current legislation required to carry out work to the standards required by the Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways (Second Edition 2002).
If you are booking with less than 3 working days notice from the course start date please ring 0345 605 0006 to confirm this course.

  • Risks associated with striking underground apparatus
  • Recognising the signs of underground services and interpreting utility plans
  • Using tools to locate underground structures
  • Marking services ready for excavation
  • An awareness of signing, lighting and guarding the workplace and the erection of temporary traffic signals
  • Methods of excavation, safety measures and the use of road drills etc. and how to support utility apparatus within the excavation
  • Selection and storage of excavated materials for re-use
  • Placing and compaction of backfill and sub-base materials
  • Laying and compaction of cold-lay bituminous materials
  • Theory Assessment


This course is for those delegates who need to renew their certificate to reinstate roadways in line with the 2nd Edition Specification for reinstatement of openings in the Highway and the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 (NRSWA), revised 2002 Code of Practice.

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a certificate from City And Guilds, Certification and Assessment Board for the Water Industry (CABWI) or Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) dependent upon location of course. This certificate is valid for 5 years.
The reassessment can be taken up to 6 months prior to expiry or up to 6 months after expiry of the card. On successful completion the card will be valid for a further 5 years from the expiry date irrespective of the date the course is taken with the 12 month window, however it should be noted that the card holder is no longer legal to work on the highway after the expiry date and would only be allowed to carry out associated works as long as a team mate has a valid card to cover the tasks that they are carrying out. You cannot take an operative reassessment and supervisor reassessment at the same time.

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