Understanding the NHSS12 Qualification Post Expiry Grace Renewal Period

The National Highways Sector Scheme 12 (NHSS12) is a certification scheme that sets out the quality assurance expectations which includes the requirements for the training and certification of personnel involved in temporary traffic management works on the majority of the UK highway network. This scheme not only includes the route(s) to achieving the qualification(s), but also details the parameters for maintaining those of workers in this field, which in some instances offer a grace period for renewing a qualification, post expiry date. 

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NHSS12 Moves to electronic eCards

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As of April 1st 2023, all National Highway Sector Scheme qualifications moved to a fully electronic system – and the production of the familiar plastic Sector Scheme 12 ‘ticket’ has ceased.

All NEW learners to the industry will now be issue with an eCard, which will need to be stored on a smart device and available to be shown on demand whilst at work.

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Welcome to Matt Tew – Highway Electrical Manager

Up To Speed Training and Assessment Ltd is proud to announce the recruitment of Matt Tew as Highway Electrical Manager. Matt has worked in the highway electrical sector for over 12 years, starting as a slot cutter, completing civils works and installation works of highway electrical schemes before taking over the responsibilities of Health & Safety Manager for a significant number of years before joining Up To Speed Training.

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Lantra Deadline Day

At the end of 2021 Lantra announced their intent to begin a phase out of all of the ‘old style’ paper logbooks used for recording assessment activities completed as they begin the transition over to the online e-Portfolio system for all National Highways Sector scheme 12 training/assessment providers.

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NHSS12 Qualification Attainment Flowchart

As one of the UK’s largest National Highways Sector Scheme 12 training providers we are regularly being asked to clarify the route to qualification and also the route to re-qualification.

With so many ‘Rules of Combination’ and variations, being sure you are following the correct route is often confusing and can prove to be time consuming trying to interpret the relevant sector scheme documents and other information available within the industry.

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Christmas Schedule 2021 – 2022

Our offices will be closing for the Christams period at 5.00pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021 and we re-open at 8.00am on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

We would like to take the opportunity to wish all off our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

From all the team at Up To Speed Training & Assessment Ltd.

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Lockdown 3.0 Update

Following last nights Government announcement we wanted to let you know that we will remain open as usual during the latest lockdown.Our customers, like you, provide an essential service, so as part of the supply chain we remain open and will continue to support you in ensuring your skills and qualifications remain valid and current, enabling you to continue working safely. As always, we’re committed to keeping our customers and colleagues safe, investing in the construction of a large COVID-19 compliant training room and having introduced the necessary adjustments to the existing training rooms to ensure adequate spacing and robust cleaning regimes. 

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