Highway Excavation and Reinstatement (Operatives)

  • March 11, 2014 /
  • by keeper /
  • highway work, operatives, operators, road safety, road works /

Course Title:  Highway Excavation and Reinstatement (Operatives)
Duration:  4 Days (dependant on experience)

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This Course is for:  Operatives undertaking excavation and reinstatement operations in the highway.

Course Aims:  To provide training and assessment in the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1992 for those who carry out excavations and reinstate public roadways and footpaths.

Course Content:

  • Location and avoidance of underground apparatus (unit 01)
  • Signing Lighting and Guarding (unit 02)
  • Excavation in the highway (unit 03)
  • Reinstatement and compaction of back fill materials (unit 04)
  • Reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non Bituminous materials (unit 05)
  • Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials (unit 06)
  • Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials (unit 07)

Extra units of competence may be undertaken if required in:

  • Reinstatement of concrete slabs (unit 08)
  • Reinstatement of modular surfaces (unit 09)

Course Outcomes:A minimum of three units must be achieved in groups specified by the awarding body in order for a certificate of competence to be awarded.

Five certificate options are available for operatives, with a further five in similar subjects groups at supervisor level.  Assessment of a single unit will lead to the award of a Record of Achievement.

On successful completion of this training and assessment certification from a national awarding body will be issued and accreditation to undertake works in the highway obtained valid for 5 years.

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