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National Highway Sector Scheme Training: Why your company needs it

What are National Highway Sector Schemes (NHSS) Training?

The range of NHSS are essentially quality management schemes that have been developed in partnership with the highway industry to interpret the ISO9001:2015 standards. Managed by NHSS committees, they deliver the following Sector Schemes guidelines:

  • Scope, definitions, certification of registration and quality system requirements for companies working in their chosen sector
  • Model requirements for quality plans and reference material applicable to each scheme
  • Training and health and safety requirements for operatives
  • Sample of in-house register, which must be maintained by companies to show their designated operatives
  • Guidelines for inspection
  • List of certification bodies accredited to the sector that is qualified to audit companies
  • Details of the role of certification bodies and auditor qualifications
  • Guidelines and requirements for new entrants wishing to work in the sector.

The benefits of NHSS training

It's worth signing up, there are so many benefits to your company including:

  • Ability to win more business
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Reduced operating costs
  • Improved stakeholder relationships
  • Legal compliance
  • Improved risk management
  • Accredited by Lantra Awards

NHSS training that Highway Care offers

Highway Care are able to offer various NHSS training to any businesses that are interested in improving efficiency and want to learn how to manage the Road Barrier Systems that they have hired or purchased.

The options we offer include:

  • 2B Sector Scheme for the Supply, Installation, Maintenance and Repair of Vehicle Restraint Systems

  • 12A /12B Sector Scheme for static temporary traffic management on motorways and high speed dual carriageways including on-line widening schemes

  • 12C Sector Scheme for Mobile Lane Closure Traffic Management on Motorways and Other Dual Carriageways

  • 12D Sector Scheme for Installing, Maintaining and Removing Temporary Traffic Management on Rural and Urban Roads

How to book an NHSS training course?

If you are interested in learning more about the NHSS training we offer, or any other training services we might provide, please click HERE or 01622 734215 or email training@highwaycare.co.uk

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