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Introduction to street works training

Topics covered

Introduction to Legislation

  • The New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
  • The Traffic Management Act 2004
  • The Street Works various regulations
  • Codes of Practice

Introduction to Notices, permits and co-ordination

  • Notice procedure
  • Permits
  • Code of Practice for the coordination of Street Works (Blue Book)
  • Records
  • Special situations

Introduction to Inspections

  • The Code of practice for inspections (Pink Book)
  • Types of Inspection
  • Reports
  • Notifications
  • Inadequacies in signing lighting and guarding
  • Financial arrangements

Introduction to code of practice documents

  • Overview of codes
  • SROH
  • Red Book

Introduction to Enforcement

  • Procedures
  • Offences – system and process
  • Execution of Works
  • Managing the network
  • Signing, lighting and guarding (Red Book)
  • Qualifications of supervisors and operatives
  • Excavation and Reinstatement
  • Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in the Highway (SROH) (Yellow Book)
  • Performance requirements
Introduction to street works outcomes

Outcomes of the course

On completion, delegates will understand:

  • the legal requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act
  • the legal requirements of the Traffic Management Act as they affect Street Works activities
  • other relevant legal requirements
  • the need for the co-ordination of works
  • the need for the safe implementation of works
  • the principles of the inspection system

Additionally, delegates will be aware of:

  • the notice procedure
  • the permit system
  • the guidance given in Codes of Practice and other documents
  • the principles of diversionary works
  • powers of enforcement
Courses date and prices

Dates and prices


Introduction to Street works (virtual course)

Current dates are sold out. Please contact [email protected] for information about future courses.

Introduction to Street works (virtual course)

Current dates are sold out. Please contact [email protected] for information about future courses.


The cost of each course is £295 per delegate for JAG(UK) members and £495 per delegate for non-members.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Courses will be limited in size to 8 people per day and delegates will be provided with course notes and handouts illustrating particular issues.

Bespoke courses

JAG(UK) can also provide bespoke courses, or courses delivered at your offices, to authorities or groups of authorities directly.

How to book

To book a course, or to discuss inhouse or bespoke courses, please contact us at:


0207 630 4600

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