Course Aims

To assess both experienced Operatives on their skills and knowledge to carry out Signing, Lighting and Guarding in-line with the current NRSW Act to safeguard themselves and others.

NRSWA - Signing, Lighting & Guarding Experienced Operatives

Who Attends

This signing, lighting and guarding assessment programme is designed for operatives  who must set up traffic lights, barriers and cones on the roads and highways. This one-day option is aimed at experienced candidates and is an assessment only programme.

Course Content

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 assessment delegates should be able to show they:

• Understand the basic principles of the NRSW Act and standards
• 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


Teaching Methods

The NRSW Signing Lighting and Guarding course is highly interactive with a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate practical exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom-based assessment course.

Assessment Methods

Delegates will be continuously assessed during the NRSW Signing Lighting and Guarding course and must complete a multiple choice theory exam by digital submission along with a practical assessment.

Qualifications Obtained

Upon successful completion delegates will receive SLG unit accreditation on their SWQR card.

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites: The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English. Only those with experience should attend, this is an assessment only course.

Additional Information

If you are an approved CITB levy paying organisation then this course is eligible for a grant of £30.00 when a course is successfully completed.

Sibbald Training are an Approved Training Organisation with CITB, and will make the claim on your behalf if your company levy number is provided at the time of booking (or you can make the claim later direct if this information is not available).

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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