An important objective of the RSTA is to continuously improve the competency of the road surface treatments industry workforce. To facilitate this RSTA provides full support and advice to members on all aspects of training and qualifications. We also provide a route to obtaining a University level diploma in Road Surface Technology through the University of Derby.

Diploma in Road Surface Technology Brochure 2016-17

Why Train?

There are many sound reasons for training your workforce, not least a legal requirement that if breached could lead to a charge under the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2008, ending with a custodial sentence.

RSTA Courses

An important objective of the RSTA is the continued improvement in the competence of the road surfacing industry’s workforce. Read PDF…

QCF NVQ Diplomas

The RSTA runs its own Assessment Centre to provide members with the facility to qualify their workforce to meet the demands of the Sector. Read PDF…

CSkills Grant Scheme

The new Grant Scheme came into effect as of 1st August 2011. Extracts of the main relevant CSkills Grants for RSTA members are listed below. Read PDF…

CSCS Cards

National Highways Sector Scheme 13, BBA HAPAS, RSTA Codes of Practice and most contractors and clients require proof of competence with up to date safety training, and this is provided by a CSCS card.

RSTA Silver Certificates

The only certificate of competence to show continued CPD in your specialised field, and is a mandatory requirement of the following: Read PDF…

Site Safety Courses

Since 2010 the UK Contractor Group (UKCG) requires all site supervisors to have attended a 2 day Site Safety Plus course or equivalent (IOSH, NEBOSH, SSSTS, and SMSTS). Read PDF…

Carbon Calculator Courses

If you require information on courses using our Carbon Calculator please contact Kathy on 01902 824325.

Cross Reference Guide to Training Requirements by Sector

The qualifications required to address the complexities of Sector Schemes, BBA HAPAS, Codes of practices can be confusing.

For all CPD and Silver Certificate training enquiries please contact Kathy on 01902 824325

For all NVQ and SUPS training enquiries please contact Marianne on 01902 824338