Trenching And Excavation Specialist (TES)

Workers who perform construction operations like trenching, excavations and underground construction face several risks. These types of operations pose hazards ranging from falling loads to trench collapses and cave-ins. Any incident involving a trench, cavity, cut, depression or narrow excavation in the ground can easily lead to serious injury and worker fatality, so it's important to be aware of risks and how to minimize them.
$395.00 $345.00

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  • 13:00 hours / 1.3 CEUs

Through this trenching and excavation safety course, students will learn several safe work practices to minimize potential risks on the construction site. The course offers in-depth coverage of concepts ranging from soil mechanics and trench shields to the hazards of engulfment and cave-ins. Students will also learn relative regulatory requirements that will help them keep sites safe and compliant.

On average, this course takes approximately 16 hours to complete. Students have up to six months to finish it.

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  • Continuing Education Units

    (1.30) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

  • Online Exams

    The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.

  • Recertification

    A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

  • Non-discrimination Policy

    NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

  • Proprietary Interest Disclosure

    The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Benefits of Excavation and Trenching Safety Training

This course equips students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to safely and competently work on construction sites with trenching and excavation work. Understanding how to perform a hazard analysis and implement trench excavation safety practices will minimize some of the common risks you and other workers could face.

Begin Your Trenching and Excavation Safety Training Today

With its practical approach to workplace safety, this course will provide you with the ongoing learning and real-world training you need during construction work involving trenching and excavation. Throughout the training, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with dynamic lessons, videos and a resource library that will help you reach your safety goals.

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