Telent achieve Gold status of the Highways Electrical Registration Scheme

Telent has been awarded gold status of the Highways Electrical Registration Scheme, administered by Highways Electrical Association (HEA). The HEA is one of the largest and most influential bodies within the sector, representing over 100 organisations whose contract services range from street lighting and traffic signals to highway communications.

Being awarded gold status recognises Telent’s commitment to developing and maintaining the highest levels of skills and capabilities to work in the Highways sector. The status has been achieved by collaborative working areas across our business and with our suppliers; a success story of the seamless working around our business.

Telent deliver critical highways communications and traffic signals products and services and have made significant investments in the development of our engineering workforce, including the recent creation of a purpose built Training Academy. This additional investment gives us enhanced ability to self-deliver training, ensuring that our engineers are highly skilled and able to install, maintain and support a wide range of highways electrical equipment for our customers, including National Highways. It also supports our safety commitment that Everyone Goes Home Safe Every Day.

With traffic congestion and increasingly complex transport systems, our service offerings provide complete intelligent solutions. Our responsive approach to our customers is key in an age where users expect seamless communication, regardless of the technology employed. Our HERS status allows us to continue to deliver electrical works on assets in the Highways environment to the highest standard.

Telent are also an approved HESA (Highways Electrical Skills Academy) ATO (Approved Training Organisation) with scope to deliver over 45 approved training course titles. There is a growing team of dedicated HESA approved trainers and NVQ Assessors.

About HERS

Telent hold ISO9001 National Highways Sector Scheme 8 certification with BSI.

ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS) aiming to provide the guidance and tools needed to ensure organisations meet customer’s requirements and that quality is consistently improved.

The highway electrical sector has embraced the need to address current health and safety standards and, under the leadership of National Highways established the National Highway Sector Scheme 8 (NHSS8). This scheme has been developed to highlight the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 that apply directly to the highway electrical sector.

About HESA

The Highway Electrical Skills Academy (HESA) with the support of the associated sectors reports to the Sector Scheme Advisory Committee for NHSS 8 relating to the Overseeing and / or Installation and / or Maintenance of Highway Electrical Equipment and supporting Works.

The Highway Electrical Skills Academy (HESA) is responsible for The Highway Electrical Training Specification that provides the required level of underpinning knowledge training standards for the Highway Electrical Registration Scheme.

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