Streetworks Refresher and Recertification – Operative

Street Works and Civil

Streetworks Refresher and Recertification – Operative

Who is this for?

This course has been designed for personnel who have previously completed Street works training and hold current SWQR cards. See foot note on final page.(*)

Streetworks Refresher and Recertification – Operative Course:

To provide refresher training through scenarios and exercises for experienced operatives in the required street works units and assess competence in line with SQA requirements, culminating in the reissue of an SWQR card and continued compliance with the New Roads and Street works Act 1991 and associated codes of practice. To provide operatives with the skill and knowledge to carry out work to the standards required by the New Roads and Street works Act 1991, in accordance with safe working practices and associated codes of practice.

Course Contents:

Day One

Introduction, aim and objectives. Confirmation of card categories and expiration. Identification of assessment supporting documentation in accordance with SQA centre guidance.

Unit 101 Theory and practical session, including:

Classroom – Updates and theoretical training

Practical – Exercise One. Interpretation of utility plans, orientation to the ground, ground sign and common indicators, tracing and identification of underground services

Unit 101 – SQA assessment preparation and multiple choice assessment

Unit 102 Theory and practical session, including:

Classroom – Updates and theoretical training, introduction to Safety at street and road works (ACoP) and portable traffic signals

Practical – Exercise Two. Application of Safety at street and road works (ACoP), portable traffic signals, traffic control, signage requirements and placing, PPE and interpretation of SSOW

Unit 102 – SQA assessment preparation and multiple choice assessment

Day Two

Unit 103 Theory and practical session, including:

Classroom – Updates and theoretical training, identification of lay-ers and structures

Practical – Exercise Three. Excavation in the highway, utilising a range of powered, compressed air and hand tools, segregation and disposal of spoil.

Unit 103 – SQA assessment preparation and multiple choice as-sessment

Units 104 & 105 Theory and practical session, including:

Classroom – Updates and theoretical training, backfill, reinstate using non-bituminous materials and identification of material suitability for reinstatement purposes.

Practical – Exercise Four. Reinstatement and compaction of back-fill materials, including surround to services, layer construction and compaction using a range of hand and powered equipment, to within required specification.

Unit 104 & 105 – SQA assessment preparation and multiple choice assessment

Day Three

Unit 106 – Reinstatement in cold-lay bituminous materials

Classroom – Updates and theoretical training of reinstatement in cold-lay bituminous materials

Practical – Exercise Five. To include re cutting edges as required and placement of layers to correct specification, selection and use of compaction equipment in accordance with specification.

Unit 106 – SQA assessment preparation and multiple choice assessment

Unit 109 – Reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways

Classroom – Updates and theoretical training of modular surfaces and concrete footways, including area calculation and component requirements and compaction equipment and use.

Practical – Exercise Six. Surface preparation, placement of mod-ules, bedding and selection and use of compaction equipment, and mixing, slump/suitability test, placement and compaction of concrete. Providing a wearing surface.

Unit 109 – SQA assessment preparation and multiple choice assessment

Units 107 & 108 can be reassessed as theoretical units only

Duration:

3 Days

Footnote:

* Card holders need to be reassessed every 5 years.

A card can be renewed six months either side of the expiry date shown on it.

Where a card is re-registered within this period, the new card will last for five years from when the old one expires.

2 x passport photographs will be required for SWQR card registration

 

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