EUSR Category 2 - Implement Safe (Digging) Excavating Practices

1 day
8 MAX

This safety critical course includes both theoretical and practical assessments in order to increase the knowledge required for those working to safely excavate and maintain holes and trenches using both hand tools and hand held power tools. Often referred to as Safe Digging Practices, our instruction goes beyond traditional ‘in-house' sessions and is mapped to both EUSR and National Occupational Standards.

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Course Objectives

  • Understand general and specific legislation and guidance pertaining to excavation, construction and groundworks. Examples are: HSWA 1974, CDM 2015, HSG150, HSGG 47, Work at Height Regs 2015, PUWER 1998, Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, EUSMUNC07, EUSGNC007 & COSVR370
  • Distinguish between good and bad practices via increased education in this specialist area
  • Identify ground/soil types and changeable conditions faced on-site 
  • Carry out or interpret Risk Assessment and Permits to Work 
  • Implement safe digging practices through hand digging techniques 

Certification

  • EU Skills - EUSR SMART card with photo id, qualification stated on back of card 
  • EU Skills – EUSR Virtual Registration is available upon request in lieu of plastic SMART card
  • Electronic Groundforce Training certificate also provided via email
  • EUSR qualifications are valid for 3 years,
  • On or before your qualification(s) expiry date you’ll need to renew in order for qualification(s) to stay on the EU Skills register
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Who Will Benefit?

Managers, supervisors, safety professionals and/or operatives who want to implement safe digging and excavating practices in order to mitigate risk.

Additional Information

  • Delegates receive a personal copy of our excavation learners notes for reference 
  • This can be delivered with your companies specific risk assessment(s), procedure(s), and permit(s) to work and will maintain the EUSR accreditation

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Did you know that once you’ve completed and passed your course qualification(s) and EU Skills have registered them, they are available to view and check 24/7 here. You’ll just need to enter your EUSR ID and Surname.

Please note:

  • EUSR qualifications that have not yet been registered by our administration team won’t show. For example, if you were on a course yesterday.
  • EUSR qualifications that are expired won’t display (even if 1 single day expired)
  • Groundforce Training are here to help with any questions, contact: 0800 0232663 groundforcetraining@vpplc.com

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