New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) – Operatives Refresher

A must for those working near roads, services and the public

This New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) for Operative’s training course provides delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform operative duties to the standards prescribed by CABWI in-line with the current New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Act, to safeguard themselves and others.

It is for new roads and street work operatives who:

  • locate underground apparatus
  • set up equipment for works in the highway
  • carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement


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


  • Location and avoidance of underground apparatus
  • Signing, lighting and guarding units
  • Excavation in the road/highway
  • Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
  • Reinstatement of sub-base and road-base in non-bituminous materials
  • Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials
  • Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways
  • * Reinstatement of hot-lay bituminous materials – (Extra Charges Upon Request)
  • * Reinstatement of concrete slabs – (Extra Charges Upon Request)





  • 2 days of training and technical tests.
  • A high proportion of group exercises with continuous oral and practical assessments, supplemented with video and classroom-based tutorials.
  • A NRSWA training group may contain a mix of both Operatives and Supervisors. Sessions will be varied within the overall framework to allow the most effective development of the candidate.

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

COMPETENCY: Summarise the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works (NRSW) Act, select appropriate PPE & equipment, perform duties of each unit and/or qualification as prescribed by City & Guilds standards in-line with current legislation, and ACOP where applicable and provide a safe working environment for themselves and others

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Price (GBP) £325.00 Excl. VAT
  • Course / group name
    New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA) - Operatives Refresher / NRSWA - Operatives Refresher
  • Location
    Birmingham City Centre
    St Andrew's Rd 30
    B9 4LN, Birmingham
    United Kingdom

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