The SA020 accreditation covers the requirements for working safely in single and multi-occupancy dwellings, including buildings according to industry standards and practices. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge of the hazards and potential risks of working safely in single and multi-occupancy dwellings, including buildings. This accreditation tests learners’ knowledge, skills and understanding of dangers associated with these works and the safety precautions required to meet this standard. This accreditation guide aims to set out the quality assurance arrangements for the assessment and verification of Smart Awards telecommunications programmes and to provide centres with a consistent approach to assessment.
SA020A - Awareness course
In addition to the main course, we also offer the SA020A course, an awareness course aimed at Supervisors, Managers and Surveyors.
Both the SA020 and the SA020A are a single day course.
Please be aware the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) requires at least one person on-site to hold a Street Works card to work on the highway.
This accreditation does not qualify an individual to enter a confined space. Individuals who need to enter confined spaces MUST hold appropriate accreditation/qualifications to enter confined spaces. Any references made in this material to confined spaces are for information only and to make learners aware of the risks and presence of gases that may also be present in confined spaces.
This Smart Awards accreditation is based on a pre-requisite that any work on the highway requires appropriate Street Works accreditation to be held by an individual working on-site and that this individual is qualified to check that the planned provision of footways, traffic lanes and safety zones determined by the site survey meets with the requirements of the site location and approved procedures and practices required by the NRSWA 1991.
Some companies’ policies may vary where more than one person on site must hold a valid Street Works card.