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New Roads and Street Works
(NRSWA)Qualifications and Training Course Selector.

Below are the descriptions for the New Roads and Street Works courses:

NRSWA - New Roads and Street Works

What is SWQR?

We are authorised by the UK Government Transport Departments to maintain the Street Works Qualifications Register (SWQR). Under the New Roads and Street Works Act, 1991 (NRSWA); Candidates with a certificate from an Awarding Organisation can be issued with an SWQR card. Based in our Glasgow office we work with hundreds of Centres to issue over 50,000 ID cards per year for use in the UK. We hold and maintain a range of information about Candidates including current and historical card details.

What does the SWQR do?

Our key responsibilities include:

  • Quality assurance of the validity of Candidate claims against Awarding Organisation results
  • Providing support to Candidates who want to register, renew or update their SWQR ID card
  • Guiding Awarding Organisations and Centres who wish to gain approval to offer qualifications.
  • Maintaining close links with Centres, Awarding Organisations and key industry representatives
  • Working with competent authorities to carry out on-site inspections to ensure Candidates are on the Register, hold a valid ID card and have the appropriate qualifications
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* All courses are delivered by the awarding bodies approved centres.

Beginners Level New Roads and Street Works - (NRSWA) Qualifications.

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NRSWA - New Roads and Street Works For Operatives - Cold Lay.

Ideal for:

The NRSWA operative course is for anyone who wants to undertake physical work on roads within the UK. Including excavation, backfill, reinstatement, signing, guarding and using tarmac and cold-lay materials.
NRSWA - Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus.

Ideal for:

For operatives who are required to locate underground apparatus on the highway.
NRSWA - New Roads and Street Works For Operatives - Hot Lay.

Ideal for:

The NRSWA operative course is for anyone who wants to undertake physical work on roads within the UK. Including excavation, backfill, reinstatement, signing, guarding and using tarmac and hot-lay materials.
NRSWA - New Roads and Street Works For Operatives Re-Assessment.

Ideal for:

This course is designed for operatives who have experience of working on highways and who already hold a current SWQR card that requires renewing.
NRSWA - Signing Lighting and Guarding.

Ideal for:

The NRSWA signing, lighting and guarding (SLG) Operative Unit 2 course is for anyone who  anyone who needs to set up signs, lighting or guarding on the road. It is designed for all personnel employed by local authorities, utilities and their contractors for the purpose of Signing, Lighting and Guarding of any road works in the highway.

Intermediate Level New Roads and Street Works - (NRSWA) Qualifications.

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NRSWA - New Roads and Street Works For Supervisors.

Ideal for:

This programme is designed for supervisors who are required to monitor operatives performing excavation, backfill and reinstatement duties.
NRSWA - New Roads and Street Works For Supervisors Re-Assessment.

Ideal for:

This course is designed for supervisors who have experience of working on highways and who already hold a current SWQR card that requires renewing.
NRSWA - Signing Lighting and Guarding Supervisor.

Ideal for:

The NRSWA signing, lighting and guarding (SLG) Supervisor Unit 10 course is for anyone who  anyone who needs to set up signs, lighting or guarding on the road. It is designed for all personnel employed by local authorities, utilities and their contractors for the purpose of Signing, Lighting and Guarding of any road works in the highway.

Advanced Level New Roads and Street Works - (NRSWA) Qualifications.

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