NRSWA New Roads & Street Works for Supervisors:

(New Roads & Street Works Act 1991)


Learn the skills and knowledge to supervise public highway works in compliance with the NRSW Act 1991 and join the Street Works Qualifications Register.

The TUTS approach

We're always conscious about quality when it comes to our training. It's why we provide high-quality, up to date machinery for your team to practice on. It's why we host our training in excellent facilities, whether that's at our flagship training centre in Corby or at one of the many sites we use across the UK.

We value engaging, interactive training that really does deliver results. It's why we carefully select our trainers, testers and NVQ assessors not only for their experience but also for their friendly approach and conscientious attitude. Together this means your team will enjoy the best training for a better future.

Who’s it for?

The NRSWA for Supervisors training course is for operatives who locate underground apparatus, set up equipment for works within the highway or carry out excavation, backfill and reinstatement using cold-lay bituminous materials.

What qualification will I achieve?

On successful completion of the NRSWA training course candidates will have the skills and knowledge to carry out work to the standards required by the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991. This is the legal framework for street works.

Supervisor units

  • Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (001)
  • Monitoring Signing, Lighting and Guarding (010)
  • Monitoring Excavation in the Road/Highway (011)
  • Monitoring Reinstatement and Compaction of Backfill Materials (012)
  • Monitoring Reinstatement of Sub-base and Roadbase in Non-bituminous Materials (013)
  • Monitoring Reinstatement in Bituminous Materials (014)
  • Monitoring Reinstatement of Concrete Slabs (015)
  • Monitoring Reinstatement of Modular Surfaces and Concrete Footways (016)

Entry requirement checklist

In some instances, we may offer you additional training to ensure that you are at the required level to undertake the training.

A reasonable level of mobility

The ability to lift and move loads of 25kg

A good understanding of spoken and written English

Assessment and exams

  • Practical tasks and observation exercises
  • Electronic multiple-choice assessments


  • Five days - experienced.
  • 8 days - novice.

Delivery locations

  • Customer Site - Site must adhere to SQA specifications
  • Corby, Northamptonshire
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Birmingham, Midlands
  • Reading, Berkshire

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