This Course:

Is designed for Supervisors involved in monitoring excavation and reinstatement of openings in the public highway. The qualification is a legal requirement for “statutory undertakers” (ie Utility Contractors) and for those working under section 50 licenses (Drainage works etc). The qualification is also often specified by client organisations and local authorities when appointing contractors for works involving excavation or reinstatement of the highway for other purposes


The open course offered by TQ Exel is 5 Days and comprises Units 101 , 110-114 + 116.


At the end of the full course the Candidate SHOULD:

Be aware of the training and assessment process for a Streetworks Operative under this City & Guilds 6167 scheme.

Be aware of the Health and Safety legislation and their obligations under this Act.

Be aware of safe working practices and methods.

Be aware of reference documentation used within the Highways Industry.

Be able to ensure that Streetworks carried out are to the standards set down in the Act.

Be able to use hand and power tools for the purpose of such works, including Portable Traffic Signal Systems.

Be able to read and understand site plans for the purpose of identifying underground / overhead apparatus.

Be able to use locating equipment for the purpose of detecting underground apparatus.

Be able to supervise and monitor a site to protect workers and members of the public.

Additional Notes:

  • Each unit of competence is assessed by direct observation and Online Testing.
  • Some Units will require the candidate to carry out risk assessments.
  • Some Units will require the candidate to produce sketches.
  • Basic comprehension of the English Language is necessary.

Awarding Body:

City and Guilds Certification leading to registration with the Street Works Qualifications Register (SWQR)

Full list of Units of Competence for Supervisors:

101 (LA) Location and avoidance of underground apparatus.
110 (S1) Monitoring signing,lighting and guarding (Traffic Management).
111 (S2) Monitoring excavation in the highway.
112 (S3) Monitoring reinstatement and compaction of backfill materials.
113 (S4) Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and roadbase in non-bituminous materials.
114 (S5) Monitoring reinstatement of bituminous materials.
115 (S6) Monitoring reinstatement of concrete slab.
116 (S7) Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.