Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4

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  • Original price was: £199.00.Current price is: £159.20.
  • 365 Days
  • ,
  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
  • 12Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 24 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04878

Key Features

High quality e-learning study materials.
Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
Benefit of applying TOTUM Discount Card.
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme.
Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Who Is This Course Aimed at?
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Engineering professionals
  • Construction professionals
Entry Requirements
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04878

Endorsed by

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Progression and Career Path Once you successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in Excavation and Trenching, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to PayScale is given below.

  • Civil Engineer – £30,742 per annum
  • Construction Manager – £41,348 per annum
  • Civil Design Engineer – £28,887 per annum
  • Construction Foreman – £14.32 per hour
  • Engineering Supervisor
Other jobs you can get
  • Structural Engineer
  • Project Engineer
Other benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

01. Stackable Trench Boxes
Stackable Trench Boxes
02. Competent Person
Competent Person
03. Personnel Protection Systems
Personnel Protection Systems
04. Excavation
05. Commonly Found Hazards
Commonly Found Hazards
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
06. Soil Classification And Identification
Soil Classification and Identification
07. Protective System Requirements
Protective System Requirements
08. Shoring Systems
Shoring Systems
09. Protection Of Employees In Excavations
Protection of Employees in Excavations
10. Shielding
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
11. Inspections
12. Excavation And Confined Space Hazards
Excavation and Confined Space Hazards
13. Irritant (Corrosive) Atmospheres
Irritant (Corrosive) Atmospheres
14. One-Call Center Or Bluestakes
One-call Center or Bluestakes
15. General Gas Safety
General Gas Safety
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief III – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
16. Soil Classification Section
Soil Classification Section
17. Daily Excavation Checklist Example
Daily Excavation Checklist Example
18. Handling An Osha Inspection
Handling an OSHA Inspection
19. Osha Inspection Report Example
OSHA Inspection Report Example
20. Ladder Safety Section
Ladder Safety Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief IV – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
21. Confined Space Section
Confined Space Section
22. Confined Space
Confined Space
23. Permitted Confined Space Entry Program
Permitted Confined Space Entry Program
24. Confined Space Duties
Confined Space Duties
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief V – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Diploma In Excavation & Trenching at QLS Level 4


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    I was given the necessary information that made it easier for to decide on this excavation and trenching diploma. The course was in-depth and exactly what I was looking for. I believe that the knowledge I gained through this course can be applied in my job role.

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