New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) – Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (Unit LA)

A must for those locating utilities in roads and paths

Our Locating and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus course (NRSWA Unit LA) is designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on public highways and private land and train them to detect and avoid most buried apparatus.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Any person working in or locating utilities within roads, streets and pathways or anyone who wishes to advance their working knowledge of street works.


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

  •  Location and avoidance of underground apparatus
  • Interpret and understand plans showing location of underground apparatus
  • Identify and understand how to identify types of utilities apparatus and highways services encountered during excavation
  • Identify and understand the risks and implications of damage to underground utilities apparatus and highway services
  • Use pipe and cable location equipment
  • Safe digging techniques (HSG47)

COURSE DETAILS

DURATION: 1 Day

DELIVERY METHODS: Open Public Course or On site

ASSESSMENT: Practical and Theoretical Assessment

CERTIFICATION: Certificate and Street Works Qualifications Register Card (SWQR) through CABWI – Awarding Body for the Water & Utilities Industries which is renewable every five years.


FUNDING SUPPORT

SHORT COURSE GRANT: This course is eligible for the following short course grant via CITB:

  • Locating and Avoiding Underground Apparatus (Cat & Genny): £140 Per person
  • Signing, Lighting and Guarding: £60 Per person
  • Operative (Full 5-day course): £1,040 Per Person
  • Supervisor (Full 5-day course): £900 Per Person

Note: You must be a CITB levy payer.

More grant is payable for Concrete Slab & Hot Lay (Unit 008/015 & 007).

SKILLS & TRAINING FUND: Are you a CITB-Registered employer, up to date with your Levy return and employ between 1-250 direct staff or CIS (No PAYE). If you answered yes, this training may be offset with funding as part of an application for between £2,500 up to £25,000 for training your workforce. Click our link for more information and/or contact the PGL team for our dedicated application support service: Skills and Training fund – CITB


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Call: 0121 240 0375

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  • Course / group name
    New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) - Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (Unit LA) / Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (Unit 1)
  • Location
    Birmingham City Centre
    St Andrew's Rd 30
    B9 4LN, Birmingham
    United Kingdom
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    Our Locating and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus course (NRSWA Unit LA) is designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on public highways and private land and train them to detect and avoid most buried apparatus.
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    Call us at 0121 240 0375
    Email: info@pglmidlands.com

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A must for those locating utilities in roads and paths

Our Locating and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus course (NRSWA Unit LA) is designed to make candidates aware of the dangers involved in excavating on public highways and private land and train them to detect and avoid most buried apparatus.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Any person working in or locating utilities within roads, streets and pathways or anyone who wishes to advance their working knowledge of street works.


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN

  •   Location and avoidance of underground apparatus
  • Interpret and understand plans showing location of underground apparatus
  •  Identify and understand how to identify types of utilities apparatus and highways services encountered during excavation
  •  Identify and understand the risks and implications of damage to underground utilities apparatus and highway services
  •  Use pipe and cable location equipment
  • Safe digging techniques (HSG47)

COURSE DETAILS

DURATION: 1 Day

DELIVERY METHODS: Open Public Course or On site

ASSESSMENT: Practical and Theoretical Assessment

CERTIFICATION: Certificate and Street Works Qualifications Register Card (SWQR) through CABWI – Awarding Body for the Water & Utilities Industries which is renewable every five years.


FUNDING SUPPORT

SHORT COURSE GRANT: This course is eligible for the following short course grant via CITB:

  • Locating and Avoiding Underground Apparatus (Cat & Genny): £140 Per person

Note: You must be a CITB levy payer.

SKILLS & TRAINING FUND: Are you a CITB-Registered employer, up to date with your Levy return and employ between 1-250 direct staff or CIS (No PAYE). If you answered yes, this training may be offset with funding as part of an application for between £2,500 up to £25,000 for training your workforce. Click our link for more information and/or contact the PGL team for our dedicated application support service: Skills and Training fund – CITB


GETTING IN TOUCH

Click here to email: info@pglmidlands.com
Call: 0121 240 0375

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