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Streetworks and Plant Machinery Operative

A combined programme incorporating a National Street Works Qualification to repair or improve roads and highways and CPCS accredited Plant Machinery operative training.

Streetworks and Plant Machinery Operative

5 consecutive weeks

Blend of classroom and practical learning

HSE Operative Test, including Green CSCS Card

Level 1 Health and Safety Awareness Course

In-house competency certifications for Manual

Handling, Working At Heights, Environmental

Awareness, and Mental Health Awareness

NRSWA Street Works Operatives Qualification

(Yellow Card)

Abrasive Wheels Certification

CPCS A59a Excavator 360 Above and Below 10

Tonnes Tracked (Red Card)

CPCS A17c Telescopic Handler (Red Card)

CPCS A09a Forward Tipping Dumper (Red Card)

A31 Ride on Roller (Red Card)

Employability Support

Employer introductions/interviews

£225 personal course contribution for service leavers & reservists

Veterans and service family members fully funded

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Course details

Programme Overview:

The Streetworks and Plant Machinery Operatives Training Programme is a comprehensive, five-week course designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the construction and infrastructure sectors. This dynamic programme combines the National Street Works Qualification, essential for those involved in road and highway maintenance or improvement, with CPCS accredited training in plant machinery operations.

Training Structure:

The programme is structured to provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The first part of the course focuses on gaining the National Street Works Qualification, which covers all aspects required to safely execute works on public roads. The second part shifts focus to plant machinery, offering hands-on training with various types of heavy equipment under the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS).

Why You Should Apply:

  1. Comprehensive Training: This funded programme is meticulously designed to integrate classroom learning with practical onsite training, providing a balanced approach that prepares you for real-world scenarios.
  2. Industry Connections: Building Heroes has established strong partnerships with industry leaders in the street works, groundworks, and plant machinery sectors. These connections are vital in supporting your transition into civilian employment.
  3. Employer Introductions: We work closely with Forces Friendly employers who are actively seeking skilled operatives trained through our programme. Our partnership approach ensures that you are not just receiving training, but are also introduced to potential employers looking to hire skilled veterans.
  4. Career Progression: With the qualifications gained from this programme, you will be well-equipped to secure a position within the growing construction and infrastructure sectors. The diverse skills acquired will open doors to various roles, from groundworks to complex machinery operations.
  5. Supportive Environment: At Building Heroes, we understand the unique challenges faced by service leavers transitioning to civilian careers. Our programme is tailored to support you through every step, ensuring you gain not only the skills but also the confidence to thrive in your new career path.

Join Us:

Embark on a rewarding career with the Street works and Plant Machinery Operatives Training Programme. So if you're looking to start a new career whether as a veteran, service leaver, reservist or military family member, this programme offers the training, support, and connections you need to succeed. Register today and take the first step towards a successful career in an industry that values your service and skills.

Hit the Apply Now button to register your interest today.

You will learn

  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Conforming to productive work practices
  • Street works/Groundworks operations
  • Prepare and operate machinery to excavate materials
  • How to guide moving loads or machinery
  • Prepare and operate machinery to receive and transport loads
  • Prepare and operate machinery to compact materials

What qualifications will you receive?

NRSWA Street Works Operatives Yellow Card

CPCS Plant Machinery Tickets

CSCS Green Card

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You apply for the course through our website today.
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We will send you an email within 48 working hours confirming receipt of your application

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You will be contacted by a member of Building Heroes to check eligibility and that the course is suitable for you.

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You will then be sent an email with the details of your Assessor, a Learner Handbook and login details and guidance for the E-Assessor platform where you will complete your qualification.

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The Assessor will contact you prior to you starting the course, to make sure you are happy and go through how your learning and assessment will take place.

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You can start your course immediately. Support is provided as needed.

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You apply for the course through our website today.
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We will send you an email within 72 working hours confirming receipt of your application

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You will be contacted by a member of Building Heroes to check eligibility and that the course is suitable for you.

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You will be sent a confirmation letter from the Centre Coordinator in charge of the centre you are going to.

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The Centre Coordinator will be in contact with you 8 weeks before the course begins with information regarding where the course is being held and other facilities near the course centre.

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Once the course begins, you are supported by the Centre Coordinator to ensure the best outcome for you.

What next?

Progression

We will support you with information, advice and guidance about further training, career pathways and national job opportunities, working with both national and local employers to find opportunities that can work for you!

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Streetworks and Plant Machinery Operative

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