EUSR Categories 3, 4 & 5 - Install, Inspect & Remove Timber, Steel and Proprietary Excavation Support Systems

2 days
8 MAX

This safety course introduces the learner to the theoretical and practical dangers of excavation work. Examples of areas covered are but not limited to the HSE's HSG150, HSG 47 guidance, the Construction Industry Research and Information Associations report. Learners will become familiarised with the necessity for identifying various ground conditions, and will come to understand a variety of methods for utilising the appropriate ground retention system(s). This course also includes practical training and assessments while installing ground support systems in a live dig environment with a specific temporary works designs. 

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Course Objectives

  • Identify the dangers and hazards associated with working in excavations
  • Differentiate between soil types and conditions 
  • Recognise suitable ground retention systems 
  • Carry out risk assessments unique to excavations 
  • Recognise the hazards, and implement control measures for those hazards 
  • Be able to safely install, inspect, and remove timber, steel and proprietary shoring equipment with practical experience in doing so 
  • Interpret specific temporary works designs

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 are required to oversee or carry out work in or around excavations. If you physically install, inspect or remove shoring systems and haven't had any formal training, this course is essential to minimise risk to yourself and those around you. 

Practical Assessment

All Performance Criteria (PC) must be assessed through observation of the individual carrying out activities that enable the demonstration of skills, knowledge and understanding required to meet each PC.

A ‘Live Dig’ will be integrated and conducted as part of the training and assessment, use of a pre-prepared concrete lined pit is not permitted.

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