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Unit 002 Signing, Lighting and Guarding

Course Information
  • 2 days for novice and 1 day for experienced operatives
  • 6:1 for novice and 8:1 for experienced
  • CSTS Warrington
  • £220 per person for novice and £140 for experienced

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Course Information
  • 2 days for novice and 1 day for experienced operatives
  • 6:1 for novice and 8:1 for experienced
  • CSTS Warrington
  • £220 per person for novice and £140 for experienced

  • Course Aim:


    This unit is required by construction/utility operatives who, under the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, are required to demonstrate their competence in setting out Signing, Lighting & Guarding equipment on public highways. Operatives must be experienced and currently employed in working on Public Highways, as this unit predominately focuses on assessment.

Further Information:


Learning Outcomes:
Use the streetworks Code of Practice
Use a safe system of work to position SLG equipment
Survey the work site to establish the range of SLG equipment required
Protect pedestrians, vehicular traffic and site personnel
Commission and decommission portable traffic signals
Course Content includes:
Carrying out site surveys to determine requirements for the site location
Providing safe passage for pedestrians
Minimising disruption and ensuring the safety of vehicular traffic
Making provision for ‘special needs’
Assessing the size of ‘working space’ necessary for all plant and equipment
Carrying out on-site risk assessment and establish a safe system of working
Selection and use of PPE
Setting-up temporary footways, traffic lanes and safety zones
Checking equipment is fit for use
Accurately positioning SLG equipment on site
Removing SLG equipment following a safe system of work
Inspecting and testing portable traffic signals
Correctly positioning signals at the site location
Correctly commissioning and de-commissioning signals
Correctly adjusting signal controls to suit varying traffic conditions
Adopting safe working practices
providing sufficient underpinning knowledge evidence by way of oral or writtenquestions

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