Duration: One day for each category of winter service vehicle they are to operate
Group Size: Maximum of 2 learners
Who should attend: All persons who will be required by their employer to work on carriageways in the position of a Winter Service Operative.
Pre-requisites: All learners who have successfully completed a one day training course for unit -80: Health and Safety.
Course aims: This award is aimed at Winter Service Operators and staff responsible for the direct supervision and operating of: • Highways Agency vehicles and snow blowers • National Assembly for Wales winter service vehicles and snow blowers • Local Authority vehicles and snow blowers • Supervisors responsible for the front-line operations.
Course Objectives: The qualification is divided into various categories of winter service vehicles. To qualify for the award, an operative must pass Unit 680: Health and Safety and at least one other unit. To qualify for the award, a supervisor must pass Unit 621: Winter Service Supervision and Monitoring.
Endorsements for Units 511, 512 & 513 only
Certification: On successful completion of the required assessment and when a certificate has been received, learners will be eligible to obtain a NEREO operative or supervisor’s registration card, endorsed with the category that the candidate has been successfully assessed for. All WSO certificates issued and Registration cards will only be valid for 5 years from the date of successful completion of a full qualification.
NB: NB: Learners who are qualified in a higher category vehicle are not automatically qualified to drive lower category vehicles. Learners should be assessed for each category of winter service vehicle they are expected to operate.Download course information Contact us for more information