Street Works Training near Inverness

Street Works 5 Day Course (Operative or Supervisor Award)

At Safety Training Solutions, we can arrange the Street Works 5 Day Course (Operative or Supervisor) training when required either at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness or we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

Course Duration: 5 Days

Open Course Price: £735+VAT

Group Rate Price: Please email alasdair@sts-scotland.co.uk

Maximum Delegates: 8

Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory and Practical

Approved By: SQA and Street Works

Assessment: Multiple Choice Assessments

Certification: SQA Certification

Course Content

This course can be attended by both Operatives and Supervisors looking to gain a Street Works (SWQR) Card to work on the public highways. Both Operatives & Supervisors will complete the following units, with the Supervisors monitoring the Operatives in the practical portions of the course.

• Location of underground apparatus.

• Signing, lighting and guarding.

• Excavation in the highway.

• Reinstatement of compaction and backfill materials.

• Reinstatement of sub-base and road base non-bituminous materials.

• Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials.

• Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials.

• Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

If you already hold a SWQR Card or it has expired in the past 5 years, you are eligible to complete a Street Works Refresher to renew your current card Book onto a Street Works Refresher now!

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Street Works Refresher (Operatives or Supervisor Award)

At Safety Training Solutions, we deliver monthly Street Works Refresher Courses(Operative or Supervisor) at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness. However we can also deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

Course Duration: 2 Days
Open Course Price: £345+VAT
Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226
Maximum Delegate: 12
Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory
Approved By: SQA and Street Works
Assessment: Multiple Choice Assessment
Certification: SQA Certification & SWQR Card

During the Street Works Refresher course, Operatives must complete 8 Units to gain a full SWQR Card while Supervisor must complete 7 units to gain the full SWQR card. There are 20 questions per assessment for both Operatives & Supervisors.The pass mark for all assessments is 80%.

At the end of the Streetworks Refresher day there will be an opportunity for delegates to re-sit any ‘not achieved units’ twice if they fail to gain the required pass mark on their first attempt.

If you do not have a valid Street Works card, or if it has been over 5 years since your card has expired, you will be required to complete the 5 Day Initial Street Works course. Book this now!

CAT & Genny Training

Location & Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (Street Works Unit)

At Safety Training Solutions, we can arrange the Street Works Location & Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (CAT & Genny) training when required either at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness or we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

Course Duration: 1 Day

Open Course Price: £250+VAT

Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226

Maximum Delegate: 8

Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory and Practical

Approved By: SQA and Street Works

Assessment: Multiple Choice Assessment

Certification: SQA Certification & SWQR Card

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  • This certificate has been designed to allow the candidate to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to successfully locate and avoid underground utilities apparatus and highways services.
  • The candidate will be able to interpret plans and confirm that they correspond with the work site.
  • The candidate will be able to identify different underground utilities apparatus and highways services that are encountered during excavation and understand the hazards, risks and consequences of damaging them.
  • The candidate must be able to select, prepare and use pipe and cable location equipment (CAT & Genny) to identify and mark the location of underground utilities apparatus and highways services.

 

If you already hold a SWQR Card or it has expired in the past 5 years, you are eligible to complete a Street Works Refresher to renew your current card Book onto a Street Works Refresher now!

 

Traffic Light Training

Signing, Lighting & Guarding-Operatives & Supervisors

Do you need a Street Works card for putting up Traffic Lights on the roadways or highways? At Safety Training Solutions, we can arrange the Street Works Signing, Lighting and Guarding(Operative or Supervisor) training when required either at our training centre in Dingwall, just 15 minutes drive from Inverness or we can deliver this on site in the Highlands & Islands or anywhere across Scotland.

Course Duration: 1 Day

Open Course Price: £250+VAT

Group Rate Price: Please call 01349 862226

Maximum Delegate: 8

Delivery Method: Classroom Based Theory and Practical

Approved By: SQA and Street Works

Assessment: Multiple Choice Assessments

Certification: SQA Certification

 

Who should attend this course?

This Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course is designed for Operatives or Supervisors who have to erect or monitor the erection of signing, lighting and guarding for work on the roadways and highways.

 

Course Content

• New Roads and Street Works Act.

• Basic principles of signing, lighting and guarding.

• Traffic control measures.

• Practical use of the Code of Practice.

• Portable traffic lights.

• Practical use of equipment.

If you already hold a SWQR Card or it has expired in the past 5 years, you are eligible to complete a Street Works Refresher to renew your current card Book onto a Street Works Refresher now!

Street Works Reference Material

Street Works Revision

Looking to do some Street Works revision before attending a Street Works 5 Day Course or Street Works Refresher?

Centres must provide candidates with full, current and clean copies of the listed reference material listed below. Centres must ensure the resources they provide are relevant to the regional area the candidate will be operating/taking the assessment for initial assessment or reassessment.

Looking to do some Street Works Revison before attending a Street Works 5 Day or Street Works Refresher course, the required revision material are all available to download below.

1. Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Roads (4th Edition – 2019)- Please click here.

2. For Safety at Street Works and Road Works (Red Book)-Please click here.

3. For Introduction to Use for Portable Vehicle Signs (Pink Book)- Please click here.

4. For Avoiding Danger from Underground Services-HSG47-Please click here.

5. For Health and Safety in Construction-HSG150- Please click here.

6. For Volume 4-NJUG Guidelines for the planning, installation and maintenance of utility apparatus in proximity to trees-Please click here.

7.For Volume 1- Street Works UK Guidance on the positioning and colour coding of underground utilities’ apparatus-Please click here.

It may also be beneficial to your Street Works Revision to complete our Street Works Practice Paper. this is a 38 question online test which will provide delegates with a good appreciation of the style and difficulty of the question that they will face on the Street Works course.