Unit 016 Monitoring of reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways

Course Aim:

This unit is required by construction/utility supervisors who, under the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, are required to demonstrate their competence in monitoring operatives removing/laying modular and concrete surfacing.  

Operatives must be experienced and currently employed in working on Public Highways, as this unit predominately focuses on assessment.

Course Objectives:

  • Monitor reinstatement of concrete block in carriageways and footways.
  • Monitor reinstatement of paving slabs in footways.
  • Monitor reinstatement of concrete footways.
  • Monitor site safety.

Course content includes:

  • Producing a reinstatement design and method statement from the specifications
  •     for modular surfaces and concrete footway reinstatement.
  • Observing an operative carrying out a modular surface, concrete slabs and
  •     concrete reinstatement in accordance with the specifications and confirm that
  •     the reinstatement is within permitted tolerances.
  • Monitoring operatives repositioning edge restraints/kerbs and ironwork at the
  •     correct profiles and free from defects.
  • Recording observations made and explanations for reasons for agreeing or
  •     disagreeing with site operations and working practices.
  • Monitoring the suitability of compaction equipment selected for the materials
  •     being used.
  • Determining any remedial action required.
  • Calculating material quantities for modular, slabs and concrete reinstatements.
  • Provide sufficient underpinning knowledge evidence by way of oral or written questions.


Course Duration: 6.5 hours contact time i.e. one day [for very experienced operatives]
[Note: this unit is normally run in combination with other units]
Type of Certificate: Competence based, valid for ‘5’ years
Accreditations: CGLI or CABWI or SCOTVEC

Course Enquiry:

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