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NRSWA Signing Lighting & Guarding Operative

NRSWA Unit 2 Signing, Lighting and Guarding teaches delegates how to carry out daily tasks in lighting and guarding systems.



You will learn how to properly set up signing, lighting and guarding equipment on the streets.



You will know how to take adequate measures to minimise any inconvenience to the general public, and to maintain a safe environment


Delegates will receive a SQA Certificate and a SWQR card.

Course Details

Who Attends?
Designed for all personnel employed by local authorities, utilities and their contractors for the purpose of Signing, Lighting & Guarding of any road works on the highway.
The Aim?
This course will certify the successful candidate to undertake the setting out of traffic lights, signs, cones and barriers.
Course Content
  • Understand the safety implications of carrying out Street works, with particular reference to the protection of persons engaged in the works and avoidance of danger to the general public.
  • Appreciate the need to maintain the free movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic at the site, if the works are to comply with the restrictions imposed by the works and the adoption of safe working practices.
  • Demonstrate the correct layout of appropriate signs, barriers, lamps, warning notices etc in compliance with the relevant advisory documents.
  • Recognise conditions that may necessitate the introduction of special measures such as the installation of portable traffic signals, traffic diversion, road closure etc.
  • Maintain the correct operation of portable traffic signals and reposition equipment as work.
Methods Used

To meet the legal requirements of people working on the highway, this course is designed to meet the City & Guilds criteria. A very hands-on practical course with in-depth training accompanied by practical assessments. This course meets the criteria for CITB grants.

Additional Information

1 day course


Delegates will receive a SQA Certificate and a SWQR card.


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