1 Day Course
This Signing, Lighting and Guarding course is designed for Operatives and Supervisors who have to erect or monitor the erection of signing, lighting and guarding for work on the roadways and highways.
The aim of the Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course is to provide Operatives and Supervisors with the skills and knowledge to perform their respective duties when signing, lighting and guarding to the standards prescribed by City & Guilds and in-line with the NRSW Act, in order to safeguard themselves and others.
The Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course content includes:
- New Roads and Street Works Act.
- Basic principles of signing, lighting and guarding.
- Traffic control measures.
- Practical use of the Code of Practice.
- Portable traffic lights.
- Practical use of equipment.
By the end of the Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course delegates will be able to:
- Understand the basic principles of the NRSW Act and standards prescribed by City & Guilds.
- Identify and use correct traffic control measures.
- Erect and dismantle signing, guarding and lighting safely and in accordance with the supporting Code of Practice.
- Correctly and confidently operate the equipment used.
The course contains a high proportion of discussion and simulated assessments supplemented with video and classroom based tutorials and progress tests. Please note, Operatives will be assessed by way of practical tests and oral questioning and Supervisors by written assignments and observation exercises.
A training group may contain Operatives, a minimum of 2 Operatives must be available for Supervisors to carry out observation exercises for monitoring signing, lighting and guarding activities, thus enabling the most effective development of these candidates.
Upon successful completion of the Signing, Lighting and Guarding training delegates will receive City & Guilds unit accreditation by way of a certificate.
Delegates should provide a passport photograph on the day of training for production of SWQR Cards.
Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.