Groundworks Introduction

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Groundworks Introduction

Total Qual. Time

6-7 Hours
This course can be adapted to suit the client’s requirements.
Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient, suitable location.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for operatives, supervisors and management and will provide the candidate with knowledge about groundworks on construction sites including an insight into Temporary Works Management systems.

Maximum Numbers: 15
Duration: 6 -7 Hours (1 Day)

Delivery

This is a classroom-based course with tutorials and delegate engagement. It also includes a theory-based exercises and exam.

Groundworks Introduction Course Aims

The aim of this course is to provide the necessary training to be able identify the safe working practices and provide the attendees with knowledge about groundworks on construction sites, which covers: ground investigation, site clearance, stabilisation works, site services, and landscaping.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
describe types of groundwork activities
types of work activity before and after groundworks
describe roles and responsibilities of groundworkers
describe types of groundworks: plant, machinery, and hand tools
list uses for: plant, machinery, and hand tools
describe hazards, risks, and controls associated with demolition work
describe basic groundworks safe work practices
describe basic emergency response procedures and equipment
describe basic legislation, codes of practice, and/or standards that apply to groundworks, including safety and environment.

Content

The scope of this standard covers:
types of groundwork activities
types of work activity before and after groundworks
roles and responsibilities of groundworkers
types of groundworks: plant, machinery, and hand tools
uses for: plant, machinery, and hand tools
hazards, risks, and controls associated with demolition work
basic groundworks safe work practices
basic emergency response procedures and equipment
main legislation, codes of practice, and/or standards that apply to groundworks, including safety and environment.

More information

CITB Grants

CITB Grant Course Code: GET2376

Grant: Tier 1 = £30 per person (Lifetime, non-grant renewal)

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.

Certification

Workforce Skills Support accredited certificate

Expiry: 3 years
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