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Roads and Highways Inspector Award – SCQF

Roads and Highways Inspector (mandatory units)

Unit Ref

Unit Title

Credit Value

1

Road Deterioration

2

2

Inspection Regimes

2

3

Public Utilities Work

2

4

Reports and Claims

2

5

General Operations, Client and Contractor, Area

2

Total Mandatory Units = 10 Credits

 

Specialist Optional Units (a minimum of one unit to be taken)

Unit Ref

Unit Title

Credit Value

6

Dealing with New Developments

2

7

Seasonal Works

2

8

Materials Testing

2

 

Total Minimum Credits for the Award: Roads and Highways Safety Officer

(8 Credits)

Roads and Highways Inspector

(12 Credits)

All Units have been validated based on standard SQA procedures, including a review by representatives and working with Local Authority representatives of the Roads and Highways Sector, external to the Steering Group.

This Certificate in Roads and Highways Inspectors:  to equip employees with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment within the Roads and Highways industry. It is mainly aimed at candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in any of the Roads and Highways occupations.

This award is designed to train people to an industrial competence level that allows them to meet the demands of the roads and highways inspectors’ environment. There is an emphasis on developing the current skills normally taught to an inspector or safety officer with a view to enhancing the knowledge and understanding of the current legislative and industry led demands that come within these specific job roles these skills will be very attractive to employers. Candidates can then build on these skills when working towards achieving S/NVQ awards as required.

The programme should be delivered in the context of familiarisation with terminology, basic concepts and working practices and disciplines, including Health and Safety and Sustainability. It is intended that the Certificate in Roads and Highways Inspectors:  course will develop a broad appreciation of topics based on accepted Roads and Highways practices.

More Information on the Roads and Highways Safety Officer Award.

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