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NRSWA Location and Avoidance of Underground Apparatus (Unit LA) CABWI


This course aims to provide a sound understanding of the techniques used locate and avoid underground apparatus on the Highway. It complies with the mandatory requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.


1 day.

Max Number


Suitable For

For those employed in carrying out work on the highway who are required to locate underground apparatus.


  • To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Interpret and understand plans showing location of underground apparatus.
  • Identify and understand how to identify types of utilities apparatus and highways services encountered during excavation.
  • Identify and understand the risks and implications of damage to underground utilities apparatus and highway services.
  • Use pipe and cable location equipment.


Candidates must be:

* Physically fit.

Teaching Methods

  • Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and assessment.
  • Practical training and assessment.

Accreditation Options

  • CABWI 2


Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive multiple CABWI Certificates and a Street Works Qualification Register (SWQR) Card.

Course Dates

Course Dates

20th Jan, 2020 - Jarrow

13th Feb, 2020 - Jarrow

16th Mar, 2020 - Jarrow

19th Mar, 2020 - Jarrow

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