CSCS Health & Safety @ Roadworks


On completion of this course, participants will be aware of:

  • The main course of legislation relating to safety at roadworks

  • The general legal considerations governing Safety, Health and Welfare at work

  • The duties of employers and employees ensuring a safe place of work.

  • The concept of risk and the necessity for risk assessments

  • The source of authority to stop and direct road traffic

  • How to minimise the risk for site personal and general public

  • The requirements for personal protective equipment at roadworks

  • The order of signage at temporary roadworks

  • Determining the correct control of traffic system for all roadwork conditions

  • The legal requirements for safe operation of plant and equipment involved at roadworks

  • The potential hazards involved in any excavation works

  • Dealing with materials, delivery, storage and handling

  • What constitutes an emergency. What to do and not to do

This course is intended for managers, supervisors and all employees who are required to be involved in the development, organisation and management of roadworks on all road types so as to understand the risks to their own safety from passing traffic as well as the need to avoid creating dangers to road users. Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.


  • Overview of relevant Legislation and Codes of Practice

  • Understanding Signing, Lighting and Guarding

  • Excavation Safety

  • Plant and Equipment

  • Materials

  • Emergency Procedures


Candidates Require: 

  • In date Safe Pass Card/CSR or English CSCS Card

  • PPS Number/NIN

  • 1 x Passport Photo


  • Completed Candidate Pack

Delivery Method

  • Powerpoint presentation

  • Short multiple choice written assessment


This is a 1 Day Course.


Successful course candidates will receive a SOLAS CSCS card for Health and Safety at Roadworks and QQI L5 Certificate. The certificate is valid for 5 years.

Maximum No. of Participants

Max Participants: 20

Funding Available


If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.


If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.