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.
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.
An important objective of the RSTA is the continued improvement in the competence of the road surfacing industry’s workforce
FREE To Attend CPD Seminars
The RSTA runs its own Assessment Centre to provide members with the facility to qualify their workforce to meet the demands of the Sector. We provide a one stop shop to meet all your training needs including access to grant funding for NVQ’s and Short Duration Training leading to NVQ’s Level 2, 3 and 4 for operatives/supervisors. CSCS cards are applied for on completion of your chosen NVQ to gain your relevant card. We also provide a comprehensive NVQ assessment service at a discounted price for members.
Please see below a list of NVQ’s that the RSTA currently offer:
We provide the only route for obtaining RSTA endorsed CSCS cards as required by Sector Scheme 13
NVQ level 2
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Surface Dressing – Machine
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Slurry/Micro Surfacing – Machine
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – High Friction Surfacing – Manual
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Slurry/Micro Surfacing – Manual
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Bituminous Paving – (All remedials driver/operator)
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Surface Retexturing
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Pavement Marking (Machine & Manual)
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – Pavement Marking (Road Studs)
- Roadbuilding (Construction) – High Friction Surfacing (Manual & Machine)
NVQ level 3
- L3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision
NVQ level 4
- L4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision
If the NVQ qualification you require is not on the list then please contact the RSTA office on 01902 824 325 as this might be something we can arrange for you.
For further information or enquiries please contact the RSTA office on 01902 824 325.
CSkills Grant Scheme
This section is currently being updated, for further information or enquiries please contact the RSTA office on 01902 824 325
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…
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 training enquiries please contact the RSTA office on 01902 824 325