If you would like to book on any of our NVQs & Construction courses please call the Construction Academy team on 01709 868181.

Construction Courses

CSCS Test Centre

We are a CITB accredited test centre. Walk in bookings and short notice tests are available Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.

CPCS modular tests available for candidates who are required to renew a blue competent operator card. Log Book validation available.

NVQ Level 2 Qualifications

CPA offer the following NVQ qualifications:

Plant Operations:

360 Excavator, Dumper, Ride on Roller, Loading Shovel, Skid Steer, Telescopic Handler, Fork Lift, Lorry Loader, Cranes, MEWP, Scissor Lift, Crushers, Screeners, Piling Rig, Directional Drilling, Controlling Lifting Operations, Slinger Signaller

Highways Maintenance:

Excavation and Reinstatement

Construction Operations:

General Construction (Ground Worker)

CITB Level 1 Award in Health and Safety

This award is required in conjunction with the CSCS operatives test, to obtain a green 5 year labourers CSCS card.

NRSWA New Roads and Street Works Operatives

4-5 Day Course

This qualification is required, under current legislation, for any operative that carries out excavation/reinstatement works on a public highway. Successful candidates will receive a 5 year photo ID card and certification from Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). This course covers the standard units of 1-6&9.

  • Unit 1:Location and Protection of Underground Apparatus. (Cat & Genny)
  • Unit 2:Signing Lighting Guarding
  • Unit 3:Excavation in the road
  • Units 4,5:Backfill and compaction
  • Unit 6:Reinstatement Cold Lay Tarmac
  • Unit 9:Reinstatement of Modular and Conctrete Surfaces
  • Unit 7:Hot Lay available upon request

NRSWA New Roads and Street Works Supervisor

4-5 Day Course.

This qualification is required, under current legislation, for any supervisor monitoring operatives that carry out excavation/reinstatement works on a public highway. Successful candidates will receive a 5 year photo ID card and certification from Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). This course covers the standard units of 1,10-14 &16.

  • Unit 1:Location and Protection of Underground Apparatus. (Cat & Genny)
  • Unit 10:Monitoring Signing Lighting Guarding
  • Unit 11:Monitoring Excavation in the road
  • Units 12,13:Monitoring Backfill and compaction
  • Unit 14:Monitoring Reinstatement Hot and Cold Lay tarmac
  • Unit 16:Monitoring Reinstatement of Modular and Conctrete Surfaces

NRSWA refresher course and renewal

1-3 Day Course.

This course is required under current legislation, to renew an existing NRSWA card that is no more than 5 months out of date, from the day the course is being taken. This course includes refresher training (on the units stated on the existing card), Exam, Certification and new Photo ID card. 

Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness, Abrasive Wheels

If you would like to book on any of our courses please use the enquiry form or call our office.