The Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course aims is to provide Supervisors with the skills and knowledge to perform their respective duties when Monitoring operatives erecting signing, lighting and guarding as per the standards prescribed by the Awarding Bodies and in-line with the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA), in order to safeguard themselves and others.
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.
The NRSWA S1 (old Unit 10) Signing, Lighting and Guarding course has been designed for Supervisors who need to monitor the erection of signing, lighting, and guarding for work on the roadways and highways.
Supervisors will learn how to monitor the use of equipment on the roads and will also learn how to identify hazards and complete risk assessments so that they can be responsible for the safety of both employees and the public whilst working on the roads.
By the end of the Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course supervisors will be able to:
Understand the basic principles of the NRSWA and standards prescribed by the National Occupational Standards
Understand the safety implications of carrying out street works.
Recognise conditions that may necessitate the introduction of special measures.
Identify and instruct operatives in the correct traffic control measures.
Monitor operatives erecting and dismantling signing, guarding, and lighting safely and in accordance with the supporting Code of Practice
Correctly and confidently operate the equipment used.
The NRSWA S1 (old Unit 10) Signing, Lighting and Guarding) training course will be delivered with a high proportion of discussion and assessments.
The Supervisors assessment consists of theory based and practical assessments.
Once the delegate has successfully completed the course and assessments, the results will be submitted to the awarding body and a certificate, and a Street Works card will be issued to the