The company makes substantial investment each year in industry-approved training programmes to ensure all our people are qualified and proficient in their day-to-day duties. Staff training covers Plant Operation, Traffic Management, Health & Safety and First Aid.
The team also completes the following training courses:
- Gas Transco Passport to Safety
- National Grid Competent Persons
- ESS SHORCO Confined Spaces
Additionally, all supervisors and operatives are registered on the Street Works Qualifications Register (SWQR), which holds details of all qualified individuals with appropriate training in relation to the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA).
The NRSWA ensures the installation, renewal, maintenance and inspection of underground apparatus in any street or road is undertaken by competent people. It is a legal requirement for anyone working, or supervising excavation and reinstatement work activities on the highway to complete relevant training.