CTD provides training and assessments for operatives and supervisors working on the highways. Reassessment courses are also available to renew existing qualifications.
These Supervisor and Operative courses are essential to all personnel working on or near public highways, to meet the requirements of the New Roads & Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA)
At CTD, this fully interactive and highly practical 5 day course covers the street works units below, for either operatives or supervisors.
We also offer a one day Signing, Lighting & Guarding Course (Operative or Supervisor) for those individuals who carry out traffic management duties.
Upon achievement of the required standards, CABWI unit certificates are issued to successful candidates and qualifications are registered with the Street Works Qualification Register. Each person included in the Register is issued with a personal ID card showing the qualification(s) held.
The units covered are:
Key certificate for both operatives and supervisors:
LA – Location & avoidance of underground apparatus
Operative (O-series) certificates:
O1 – Signing, lighting and guarding (Key certificate)
O2 – Excavation in the highway
O3 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
O4 – Reinstatement of sub-base and roadbase in non-bituminous materials
O5 – Reinstatement and compaction of cold-lay bituminous materials
O6 – Reinstatement and compaction of hot-lay bituminous materials
O8 – Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways
Supervisor (S-series) certificates:
S1 – Monitoring signing, lighting and guarding (Key certificate)
S2 – Monitoring excavation in the highway
S3 – Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials
S4 – Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and roadbase in non-bituminous materials
S5 – Monitoring reinstatement in bituminous materials
S7 – Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways
NRSWA Street Works Re–assessments
You can renew your qualification up to 5 years after its expiry date. However, you are not covered to work on the highways without an in-date Street Works card.
You can reassess up to one year in advance of expiry and the new card will show your current expiry date plus 5 years.