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New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 Supervisor

Course 239

Course Duration

Days: 1 – 5


1 – 8

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate should be able to monitor operatives:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of statutory duties under the above Act.
  • Understanding other legal responsibilities.
  • Demonstrating the skills and knowledge to fulfil the duties required by The New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991.
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Course Summary

As well as covering the relevant legislations, delegates will monitor operatives:

  • Interpretation of plans
  • Safe working practices
  • Compaction of materials
  • Identification of apparatus
  • Excavation techniques
  • Disposal of surplus material
  • Repositioning of kerbs/edgings
  • Surface finishing
  • Support to utilities apparatus
  • Use of temporary traffic lights
  • Signs, cones and barriers layout
  • Implication of apparatus damage
  • Use of cable location equipment
  • Reinstatement of modular footpaths
  • Reinstatement of the road structure
  • Re-use of selected excavated materials


Street Works Qualification Register (SWQR) Card and a Scottish Qualifications Certificate (SQC).

Refresher Period

New Roads and Streetworks Act Supervisor Refresher Course after 5 years.

Any Other Relevant Information

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates can apply to be registered for a Supervisor Card issued by Street Works Qualifications Register (SWQR).

This course does not include the Monitoring of Hotlay or Concrete Slabs Units.

Monitoring Reinstatement in Bituminous Materials (Supervisors) Unit 14 is, however, available as a separate course.

Recommended Follow-On Courses

Monitoring Reinstatement in Bituminous Materials (Supervisors) – Unit 14
Signing, Lighting and Guarding (Operatives) – Unit 2
New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 (Operatives)

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