Excavation Support Systems (6146)

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2015
These single unit short course qualifications have been developed in conjunction with industry for those involved in working in excavations across a range of sectors including utilities.

They are also suitable as a refresher or CPD training.

There are four qualifications covering mechanical, sheet piling, board and skeleton support systems and medium depth excavations.
They are for anyone who works or is involved in the installation of excavation support.

This qualification will be suitable for many industries including construction and utilities.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Depending on which qualification you take, you'll cover things like:
  • Assess changing conditions
  • Dewatering
  • Install, dismantle and remove support systems
  • Safe working practices for the installation of excavation support systems
The qualifications are delivered through a combination of practical and theoretical training at a City & Guilds centre.

Each qualification is assessed through a practical observation and written assessment.

More information can be found in the qualification handbook, available to download from the key documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Suitable for many roles including
  • Main layer
  • Service layer
  • Construction worker
  • Cable layer

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment and assessment facilities that meet the specification in the handbook.

The qualification is assessed by a City & Guilds set and quality assured assignment which is centre marked.

Any learners aged 18 and over are eligible to undertake the assessments.

To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.

Level 2

This Level 2 will help you work safely in excavations by using support systems.

You will learn how to install dismantle and remove support systems safely.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification will meet the need of those involved in excavation work for example:
  • Main layer
  • Service layer
  • Cable layer
  • Construction worker

Level 2 in Excavation Support Systems (6146-21)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 Award in Install and remove support systems for medium excavations

  • Accreditation No: A/504/3416 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in install and remove mechanical support systems for excavations

  • Accreditation No: D/504/3764 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in install and remove board and skeleton support systems for excavations

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in install and remove mechanical support systems for excavations

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in install and remove sheet piling support systems for excavations

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Install and remove support systems for medium excavations

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in install and remove sheet piling support systems for excavations

  • Accreditation No: M/504/3414 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in install and remove board and skeleton support systems for excavations

  • Accreditation No: T/504/3415 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 10 - 10 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

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