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

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the lifelong process of learning and continuing personal development. It is the means by which you can maintain and enhance your knowledge and skills to complement both your current role and your future career progression.


RSTA Silver Certificates

RSTA Silver Certificate CPD courses are for Contract Managers, Contract Supervisors and Technicians to demonstrate they have received regular up-skill training every 5 years.

The RSTA Silver Certificate is the only Certificate of Competence to show continuing CPD and is a mandatory requirement of National Sector Scheme 13 (NHSS 13) for the following:

  • Surface Dressing (2 days) £435 + VAT
  • Slurry Surfacing incorporating Microsurfacing. (1 day) £215 + VAT
  • Spray Injection Patching. (1/2 day) £150 + VAT
  • Geosynthetics & Steel Meshes. (For use in pavements & asphalt overlays.)
  • Retexturing / Surface Reprofiling.
  • Deep In-Situ Recycling.
  • Asphalt Preservation Systems.

Discounts will be applied for all RSTA members.  Other discounts available for members of CIHT, IAT & IHE.

These certificates are awarded upon the satisfactory completion of the end of course test paper on each of the relevant RSTA Silver Certificate courses.


November 2021 courses

Surface Dressing



Slurry Microsurfacing




Remember – Your CPD only lasts a maximum of 5 years  Renew yours now!

Places will only be confirmed once payment has been secured with a valid business purchase order, or personal payment.