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Excavation Safety for Managers / Supervisors

Course Unit: Ground Support Systems, Excavation Safety for Managers / Supervisors

Course Duration 3 Days


​​This course provide the skills and knowledge necessary for those required to supervise and manage safety of excavations.


On completion of the course participants should be able to:

  • Describe the factors that can lead to trench collapse
  • Explain the effect ground movement can have on structures and underground services
  • Inspect support systems for safe condition
  • Describe methods of controlling ground water
  • Design safe systems of work for those working in and around excavations


Classroom, Workshop based training and assessment.

Pre Course Requirements


Who Should Attend?

Anyone with who has or is likely to have responsibility for the safety of excavations

Course Numbers​
Maximum 10 learners.