New Roads And Street Works Excavation, backfill and reinstatement for operatives (LA-O5 and O8) and supervisors (LA, S1-S5 and S7)

  • Course Code MS-123
  • Duration 5 days
  • Cost £650+VAT
  • Learners8Max

A course to provide participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out or monitor the excavation, backfill and reinstatement of the highway. In accordance with the Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways (3rd edition April 2010) and the Code of Practice for Safety at Street works and Road works 2002.

Objectives

By the end of this course the participants will be able to carry out or monitor the following:

  • Interpret utility plans for underground apparatus
  • Demonstrate competence in the use of pipe & cable location equipment
  • Identify Underground Apparatus
  • Select and deploy suitable signing and guarding equipment
  • Select, check and position portable traffic signals
  • Identify the construction layers in footways and carriageways
  • Employ safe excavation techniques and support utility apparatus
  • Select, check and store excavated and imported materials for re-use
  • Lay and compact bituminous and non-bituminous reinstatement materials
  • Select and use suitable compaction equipment
  • Safely dispose of surplus materials
Method

A mixture of classroom and practical activities

Pre Course Requirements

Attendees should bring with them passport photograph, Hi-visibilty clothing, safety footwear, suitable eye protection, suitable hearing protection, gloves and head protection. Successful operatives will gain units LA,O1,O2,O3,O4,O5 & O8 Operatives qualification O2 & O5. Successful supervisors will gain units LA,S1,S2,S3,S4,S5 & S7 qualification S2 & S5

Who Should Attend?

Operatives who carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement using cold lay bituminous materials and modular paving. Supervisors who monitor excavation, backfill and reinstatement using cold lay bituminous materials and modular paving.