Signing, lighting and guarding course

NRSWA Unit O1 Signing, lighting and guarding 1 day course

NRSWA Streetworks Course Nottingham

Nottingham Unit O1 Signing, lighting and guarding

The NRSWA Unit O1: Signing Lighting and Guarding Training Course Nottingham provides successful participants with the Street Works certification they need to seek work with the Local Authority, utilities or independent contractors. As an SLG-trained professional, you will be qualified to control the flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic through active work sites on or around local highways. 

Who is the course for
The 1-day NRSWA Unit O1 Signing, lighting and guarding course Nottingham, is for anyone that needs to set up temporary signage, cones, guards and lights on the roads to direct traffic and people around the place of work. Previously known as the Streetworks Unit 2, this course is for operatives only who will be doing the physical work. 

The course is delivered through a combination of classroom learning and practical activities in 1 day. You will then be required to complete assessments and a short online exam for the unit. 

Course objectives 
Those who successfully complete this course will be able to: 
  • Survey active work sites and assess the myriad hazards
  • Mitigate such hazards through the deployment of signs, lights and guards.
  • Install said signing, lighting and guarding in accordance with the NRSW Act of 1991.
  • Set up SLG items and equipment in the proper sequence.
  • Remove SLG items and equipment in the proper sequence.
  • Protect pedestrians moving in and around active work sites.
  • Provide effective traffic control in and around active work sites.

The ultimate goal of the NRSWA Unit 01: Signing, Lighting and Guarding training course in Nottingham is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge they need to ensure the safe and efficacious flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic through and around active work sites in Nottingham and throughout the East Midlands. 

After successful completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate from the awarding body, from one of the following; CABWI, SQA, Lantra, City and Guilds or Smart Awards. You will then be registered on the Street Works Qualifications Register (SWQR), and you will receive your own SWQR ID card. 

How long does the qualification last
Your certificate and card are valid for 5 years and will show the unit you are qualified in to work on the roads. 
Course agenda 
The NRSWA Unit O1: Signing Lighting and Guarding Training Course Nottingham will cover the following topics related to SLG work on active work sites: 
  • Any and all legal requirements
  • Different types of work involved
  • Fundamentals of signing, lighting and guarding
  • How to plan a signing, lighting and guarding project
  • How to assess on-site risks
  • Principles and methods of vehicular control
  • Principles and methods of pedestrian control
  • How to test and install temporary traffic lights
  • Establishing cycle lanes and cycle routes
  • Speed control
  • Works on footways
  • Working safely near and around railways and tramways
Following the completion of classroom work and practical activities candidates will undergo assessment and be required to take a multiple choice exam in order to pass the course and gain the certificate and SWQR card.
NRSWA Streetworks Signing, lighting and guarding 

The single unit 1 day course will qualify you in: 

(Important: the number in brackets is the old streetworks unit number) 

  • O1 (02) – Signing, lighting and guarding

To find out when our next Nottingham Signing, Lighting and Guarding courses are scheduled, please call us on 0333 301 0226 or contact us here
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Why choose us?

  • Training available nationwide
  • Group training on your site
  • Dyslexic or find writing hard? Our flexible assessors can change aspects of the course to meet your needs
  • Weekend courses
  • Dedicated streetworks team
  • Experienced assessors with 25+ years experience
  • Highest pass rates
  • Lowest prices guaranteed
  • Fast certification
  • Officially accredited provider

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the 5 most commonly booked Streetworks courses: 
- Unit LA - Location and avoidance of underground services (Cat & Genny) 
- Unit 2(O1) - Signing, lighting, guarding 
- Unit 10(S1) - Monitoring signing, lighting, guarding 
- Full 5 day Operative course 
- Full 5 day Supervisor course 
If you are unsure which course you require we recommend checking with your employer or the local council. 

If you are a tree surgeon you need unit 01 for signing, lighting and guarding. There also need to be a supervisor on your site with unit S1.

If you are a tree surgeon that takes up trees then you must complete units LA and 01-05 and also have a supervisor on site with the equivalent qualifications.

No, there would need to be a streetworks signing, lighting and guarding operative (Unit O1 or 2) on the site carrying out the physical work. 

Yes. NRSWA Streetworks Unit S1 (or Unit 10) Monitoring signing, Lighting and Guarding covers everything you need to know to direct traffic and people around any works on the highways and roads (except motorways and dual carriageways with a 50 mph plus speed limit) in the UK. 
However it is not to be confused with the Lantra NHSS qualifications which generally covers works on the motorways and dual carriageways 

Yes the price includes all your certification and streetworks card.

Yes we offer discounts for group bookings call 0333 301 0226.

Yes we can complete training on your site for 6 or more delegates. We can also complete training on evenings and weekends to work around you. Call us on 0333 301 0226.

Yes, you can reschedule up to 14 days before any streetworks course.

Cancellation fees:

Within 30 days of course start date 100% of the total amount is due.

Outside of 30 days of the course there is no cancellation fee.

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