Highway Inspection - Technical with LANTRA

Highway Inspection

Who should attend?

This course is intended for those carrying out Highways Inspection in their first year of appointment and as a useful refresher for more experienced Highway Inspectors. The course includes a site visit at which an inspection will be undertaken.

Course aim

To provide candidates with a good basic knowledge of all aspects of Highways Maintenance and Inspection.

Learning objectives
  • To provide basic knowledge of key legal considerations that affect highways and the duties of the Highway Authority
  • To provide a basic knowledge of the materials, components and techniques used in construction and maintenance of the highway
  • To be able to recognise common failures of highway construction and understand the possible causes
  • To appreciate the importance of effective communication both between individuals and within organisations
  • To highlight health and safety aspects and the importance of safe working practice associated with work on the highway
  • To appreciate the importance of records in making an effective legal defence
  • Course content
  • Adoption & Responsibilities of Highway Authorities
  • Road Construction Types
  • Materials for Construction
  • Standards for New Build
  • Standards for Maintenance Work
  • Work near - Trees & Verges
  • Types of Maintenance Regimes
  • Legislation & Associated Codes of Practice including NRASWA
  • Signing & Guarding for Works
  • Function of the Highway Inspector
  • Legal matters relating to Inspection
  • Inspection documentation types
  • Routine
  • Safety Inspections
  • Practical Inspection
  • Defect Recognition
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