Project Description

Install Trench Support

RIICCM210D – Install trench support

In acknowledgement of the dangerous nature of working within a trench, this course addresses the competency required to safely install trench support in a variety of circumstances and locations within the civil construction industry.


No prerequisites are required for this course.

Selection Criteria

We run two courses for install trench supports:

We require students to hold Construction Induction/White Card (completion of the unit CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry or equivalent) to enrol for this unit.

We run two courses for trench supports:

Students with Minimal or No Experienced (Beginner): candidates must hold a white card (or equivalent).

Students with Relevant Industry Experience (Experienced): candidates must hold a white card (or equivalent) and have a minimum of 3 months experience in general construction, communication, plumbing, electrical and building maintenance industries.

Participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English. Participants will complete language, numeracy and literacy assessment on course commencement to assess their capacity to meet language requirements. Participants will also need to have the physical capacity to undertake the practical components of this course.

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Key course information

– Legislative, licencing and regulatory requirements.
– Planning, preparing, installing and removing trench shoring.
– Equipment types, technical capabilities and limitations
– Site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
– Relevant record management

The training program involves attendance and participation at a one day workshop. Each workshop is facilitated by a member of our highly experienced training team, and includes trainer presentations, small group work and practical activities – so your participation will be required! Assessment will require satisfactory completion of a written test and a series of practical demonstrations.

Course Duration

Course duration for this course is 1 day.

Pre learning may apply, call the office for more information.

Course Cost

Price: $250.00 per person (GST free)

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