Construction & Utilities Training

Based in the North East and delivering throughout the UK, Expedient delivers training and testing to, C&G, CABWI, CPCS, NPORS and EUSR accredited standards with either external or in-house certification.

Our NRSWA courses (New Roads and Street Works) are a necessity for any employee who may be involved in working on or adjacent to the public highways as defined by regulations supportive to the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

Since April 2011 it is necessary for Operatives & Supervisors wishing to renew their Streetworks Registration Card to undertake accredited NRSWA written reassessments.

We are an approved NRSWA reassessment centre and has tailored its courses to suit individual candidate requirements of either examination only or refresher training and examination.

We also deliver a range of other courses that include Site Managers’ Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS), Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS), PE Technology, Ground Support for Excavations and specialist courses such as winch training and CDM Regulations.

Contact one of our team on 0191 489 0212 for more information.


CPCS is a certification mark of the Construction Industry Training Board, known as CITB


Safe Control of Operations (SCO) 5 - Authorising Engineers and Competent Persons (ROs)


The Safe Control of Operations (SCO) Process and Procedure provides for such a safe system of work on routine and non-routine operations on gas Networks and requires individuals to be registered under SCO.


1 Day (6 Hours)

Maximum Number


Suitable For

All gas industry personnel involved in operational works on the Gas Networks and certain types of Meter Installations including, but not strictly limited to, persons who are or will become:

  • Named Authorising Engineers or
  • Named Competent Persons for Routine Operations only
  • To be technically competent persons and nominated by their Reviewing Manager.

    • For Authorising Engineers to be a person, having the ability, appropriate training, knowledge and experience, to authorise work to be undertaken in a safe and proper manner.

    • For Competent Person, having the ability, appropriate training, knowledge and experience to supervise and/or carry out work on site in a safe and proper manner.

    • All candidates must possess the appropriate skills to perform their role; this includes suitable reading and writing abilities.

    • All Competent Person candidates must have completed SCO 1 & 2 CP training and all Authorising Engineer candidates must have completed SCO 1 & 2 CP training

This course provides knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • The legislation and drivers for non-routine operations
  • The roles and responsibilities outlined in SCO5
  • The deviation and communication process
  • The application of routine operations
Teaching Methods

Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and assessment
Accreditation Options


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an EUSR card

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  • NOCN