Are you involved in excavation activities in the United Arab Emirates? Safety should always come first. Our Excavation Safety Training is designed to equip employees with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure safe excavation practices in the dynamic and fast-growing UAE industry.

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Course Overview


This course is a valuable resource for both employers and employees in the construction and excavation industry. It equips participants with essential skills to recognize various hazards commonly encountered in excavation work. Topics covered include the proper procedures, the use of protective equipment, and emergency rescue operations.

By completing this course, you'll gain certification, demonstrating your proficiency in safety procedures and your awareness of the legal requirements crucial for safe excavation work. We understand the challenges faced by laborers and excavation equipment operators on construction sites, and this training is developed to address those challenges, ensuring your safety and confidence in your work.

Target Audience


Designed for those actively working in construction and operating excavation equipment, this course is tailored to meet the specific needs of laborers and equipment operators on construction sites.

Course Duration


Course Duration: One Day

Course Content


The course methodology: Power-point Presentation, discussion, videos, exercises, quiz, case studies & assessment

Module 1: Introducing Health, Safety & Environment

  • Importance of looking after oneself and fellow colleagues
  • Positive Health and Safety Culture?

Module 2: Roles & Responsibilities

  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee responsibilities

Module 3: Introduction

  • Excavation
  • Trench
  • Discussion

Module 4: Hazards

  • Dangers of Excavation & Trenching
  • Utilities (Buried & Overhead)
  • Toxic gases
  • Water egress
  • Collapse
  • Material/objects
  • What else!

Module 5: Planning

  • What safety factors to be considered!
  • Getting the Requirements
  • Identifying the Utilities

Module 6: Protective Systems

  • Atmospheric Testing
  • Prevention of cave-ins
  • Trench Shields
  • Slopes
  • Access & Egress

Module 7: Inspection

  • When!
  • What!
  • PPE for Inspection

Module 8: Summary

  • Discussion
  • Q & A Session

Course Assessment


Pre-& Post theory assessment: Candidates are required to complete multiple-choice questions. To successfully pass the post-assessment, candidates need to achieve a score of 75% or higher.

Additionally, there is a practical assessment where candidates must also achieve a score of 75% or higher. We understand that for laborers and excavation equipment operators in construction, practical skills are paramount, and our assessments are designed to reflect the real-world challenges you face.

Certification & Validity


Upon successfully completing the training program, you will receive a TTI Card and Certification. This certification is valid for one year from the date of your training, ensuring that your skills and knowledge remain up-to-date and relevant in your field.