The EUSR Category 2 (needed for HS2) course we offer open courses at our training venues in Stoneleigh Park, CV8 2LG. We can also arrange courses just for your team, either at our centres or at a venue to suit you.
This is a 1-day course 8am to 5pm and is for a maximum of 8 delegates.
This course is mapped to both the EUSR and National Occupational Standards.
Category 2: Implement Safe (Digging) Excavating Practices covers the minimum training and assessment required for those working to safely excavate and maintain holes and trenches using both hand tools and hand-held power tools.
This course will benefit working professionals who use hand tools/hand-held power tools to carry out work which involves excavating and/or maintenance of holes/trenches. It will also benefit persons who oversee workers involved in this line of work.
How to correctly plan and prepare – PPE, Risk assessment, Ground type identification.
How to interpret utility drawings and line search documents to identify underground services
Safe digging techniques to carry out and maintain excavations.
How to identify the dangers and hazards associated with excavations
How to locate, detect and identify services inside an excavation
A variety of activities, oral, multiple choice, and written questions plus onsite assessment.
Please note this course requires delegates to physically dig a small excavation.
Once the delegate has successfully completed the course and assessment, the results will be submitted to the awarding body and cards will be issued to the delegate in due course.
Certification for this course is valid for 3 years from the date of training. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the assessment before the expiry date on your card.
There are no formal entry requirements however a basic level of written and spoken English is required.
How to book
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