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. 

RSTA – Highway Maintenance Techniques Seminar 180213

RSTA – Surface Dressing course 28 & 1 Feb Mar PERTH

RSTA – Surface Dressing course 13-14 Mar 2018

RSTA – SD 27 & 28 2018

RSTA – Slurry Micro-Surfacing course 24 Apr 2018 GRANTHAM

RSTA – SS 26 Apr 2018

FREE To Attend CPD Seminars

RSTA HFS Seminar Leics leaflet 16.05.18

RSTA HFS Seminar Exeter leaflet 11.07.18


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

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…

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