This course is designed for those who are already employed in the highways maintenance and utilities sector who require the skills to carry out excavation and reinstatement work (operatives) or who monitor the work of operatives (supervisors).
To provide delegates with a sound understanding of NRSWA Unit 7, which is the reinstatement of Hot-Lay Bituminous Materials. And to comply with the mandatory requirements of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991.
To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to perform operative duties to the City & Guilds standards set in line with the NRSW Act 1991.
Delegates will be required to take theory based assessments along with a practical assessment which will involve being observed on the job.
This course covers:
- The use of materials including HRA, PCSMs, close graded mixtures, dense surface course and porous surfacing materials
- Bitumen binders and equivalence
- Penetration values
- Skid resistance
- Polished stone values
- Laying procedures
- Delivery and rolling temperatures
- Compaction requirements
- Reinstatement profiles
- Intervention limits
- Safe working practices.
NRSWA training courses are mainly practical, but you will have some written work. Successful completion of the NRSWA Course results in you gaining a NRSWA Certificate and Streetworks Card, detailing your units of competence and this is valid for 5 years.
Delegates are required to provide appropriate PPE for this course.
Operatives who carry out reinstatement of Hot-Lay Bituminous Materials and who already have units 1, 2 & 6 as minimum.
Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?
Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.
Can you cater for students with special needs?
Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.
Are there any car parking spaces available?
Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.
What accommodation is available?
There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.
Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?
Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.
I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?
Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.