PQMS Highways Course

Deep Excavation Category 3 & 4 - Install, Inspect & Remove Timber & Steel Support Systems

Course Name

Deep Excavation Category 3 & 4 - Install, Inspect & Remove Timber & Steel Support Systems


Understand various health and safety legislation guides and procedures. Have the knowledge to differentiate soil conditions and ground types, understand how to locate equipment and PPE to complete the work, know how to carry out full risk assessments to understand the suitability of the support system, stability of the?excavation and ground conditions and structures, how to Recommend procedures and equipment following the risk assessment. The delegate will interpret utility drawings and in line search documents, be able to install, inspect and remove timber & steel support systems and have the knowledge to identify dangers and hazards associated with excavations.

Training Locations


Course Content

This course includes practical training and assessments whist installing ground support systems, in a live dig environment, with specific temporary work designs.

EUSMUNC07 Excavate and Maintain Holes and Trenches for Utility Networks Construction.

EUSGNC007 Excavate and Maintain Holes and Trenches for Complex Operations in Gas Network Construction.

COSVR370 Provide Temporary Excavation Support.

It also incorporates the relevant requirements of

City and Guilds Level 2 Awards in Excavation Support Systems (6146-21) Nov 2012.

HSG47 Avoiding Danger from Underground Services.

HSG150 Health and Safety in Construction.

CIRIA Trenching Practice (second edition R97).

British Standard 4978: 2007:2011 Visual Strength Grading of Softwood.


Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded an EUSR card detailing Category 3 - Install, Inspect & Remove Timber Support Systems & Category 4 - Install, Inspect & Remove Steel Support Systems This accreditation lasts for 3 years.


1 Day




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Card Cost

Registration & Card Cost Included
All prices are plus VAT where applicable

Scheduled Dates

This course is currently run on demand. Please contact us for futher details