As of the 1st January 1993, new legislation in the form of the New Roads and Street Works Act (1991), made it mandatory that only appropriately qualified employees could work on a public street or road. As such, this NRSWA Unit 2 Signing, Lighting and Guarding course has been designed for Operatives who have to erect or monitor the erection of signing, lighting and guarding for work on the roadways and highways.
The unit referencing scheme was updated in April 2017, when new regulations came into force in England, these being The Street Works (Qualifications of Operatives and Supervisors) (England) Regulations 2016. This course is often still referred to by its old unit number reference, which is Unit 2 and for clarity both the old numerical reference and new alpha-numeric reference of O1 is included in course descriptions.
This NRSWA Unit 2 (O1) course can be taken as a standalone unit or qualification for Operatives; there is a separate version for Supervisors, Unit 10 (S1), with the course content and tests tailored to each job level. Upon successful completion of the Unit 2 (O1) course, candidates will receive a New Roads and Street Works card displaying the Signing, Lighting and Guarding qualification. This card will be valid for five years.
To renew their expired cards, candidates will be required to either complete a New Roads and Street Works Reassessment course or re-sit the Signing, Lighting and Guarding course.
Please see links below to the NRSWA Reassessment/Refresher courses we offer for Operatives and Supervisors
The Signing, Lighting and Guarding NRSWA course unit typically lasts for one day and takes place on day two of the five-day New Roads and Street Works course. The version of this course for Operatives is classed as Unit 2 (O1), but can also be known as Chapter 8, due to it being discussed in Chapter 8 of the New Roads and Street Works Act.
This NRSWA Unit 2 (O1) training course will be delivered with a high proportion of discussion and simulated assessments. These are supplemented by video and classroom-based learning and tests.
Operatives and Supervisors will both be tested at the end of the course to ensure competence and, if successful, will be awarded with the NRSWA certificate for this unit.
Please note that all delegates should bring appropriate safety equipment with them, including:
Please check for open courses in this category when the Green Dates button appears at the top of the page, or for more general help or further information please send an enquiry to email@example.com.
Please click here for further information on the NRSWA courses we offer (also known as ‘streetworks courses’ or ‘streetworks training’) to ensure that Supervisors and Operatives are qualified to carry out their duties to standards in-line with the New Roads and Street Works Act, current legislation, and applicable Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP’s).
|Trainer||Course Title||Days||Price ex. VAT|
|NRSWA - New Roads & Street Works Training - Unit 2 (O1) - Signing, Lighting and Guarding - For Operatives||1||from £160.00|
|NRSWA - New Roads & Street Works Training - Unit 2 (O1) - Signing, Lighting and Guarding - For Operatives - Foundation Course||2||from £205.00|
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