New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 - Operative

Key Details

  • Available at:
  • Course type:
    Short Course
  • Study Mode:
  • Level:
  • Programme Area:
    Construction and the Built Environment
  • Course Length:

    5 days

  • Bilingual:


Course Description

This course teaches the skills you need to carry out work to the standards of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 - the legal framework for street works.

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

Course content

  • 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
  • Reinstatement of concrete slabs

Entry Criteria

No formal entry requirements.


  • Classroom Taught
  • Practical Tasks


  • Written assessment
  • Practical Task and Observation


New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 - Supervisor

Would you like to apply for this course?

Please call Busnes@LlandrilloMenai today on 08445 460 460 or email