Based in Liverpool and operating nationwide, Highways Training provides comprehensive training & assessment packages in the scaffolding and streetworks industries. 

These include:   CSCS testing - Deposit Below
                        Health, Safety and Environment testing

                        NVQ Levels 2 - 6
                        NRSWA training - Operatives & Supervisors + re-assessment
                        CPCS training & testing,
                        IPAF training & testing,
                        Scaffold Inspection (SITS) + 1 Day trainee courses (COTS)
                        SQA Working in confined spaces - High, Medium and Low risk



We develop specialised training courses for operatives to work specifically on the Highway. The courses are designed to upskill your workforce and can be used in progression towards obtaining the NVQ and the NRSWA card.

Available courses:

Flag laying
Block paving
Road Gully Installation and connection
Setting out Cones, Signs and Barriers (chapter 8)
Setting Ironwork

Groundworks Training

Concrete Manhole construction
Brick Manhole construction
Shallow drainage (housing) installation
SUDS ( Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems)

CAT & Genny Training

This course is very popular with operatives required to excavate in the public highway plus utilities personnel, supervisors & machine operators.

The course covers the following units:

Underground service identification
Correct use of the CAT & Genny
Reading and understanding Service Drawings

Stihl Saw Training
Our 1 day course is designed for:

Identifying hazards & risks
Mounting the abrasive wheel
Storing, handling & transporting abrasive wheels
Inspect & test for damage
Identify components of Stihl saw
Safe use of Stihl saw
Securing the workplace
PPE Requirements


Abrasive Wheels Certification

Along with stihl saw training HGAC Ltd offer Abrasive Wheels certification. The one day course can be delivered at the employers premises or at one of our centres.

This course is designed and structured to provide training in the safe use of abrasive wheels and meets with the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) and covers the following subjects:

The Need to Train and Statutory  Requirements
Characteristics of an Abrasive Wheel and the Types
Marking of Abrasive Wheels
Hazards and Precautions to be taken
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Storage & Handling
Inspection and Methods of Testing for Damage
Abrasive Wheel Machine Components
Dressing & Balancing