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Category 5  - Install, Inspect & Remove Proprietary Shoring Systems

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 includes practical training and assessments whilst installing ground support systems in a live dig environment.


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

• Understand current legislation, policies and procedures associated with safety in excavations

• Be able to safely install, remove and inspect proprietary shoring equipment and gain practical experience in doing so

• Interpret specific temporary work designs


The two day course can accommodate up to 8 delegates per day.



• EUSR photo id card with qualification stated on back of card

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