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Intermediate Level Geotechnical Knowledge (Level 3)

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1 Day

Who should attend?

Operatives and all personnel who require knowledge of the procedures for safe operation and inspection of excavations, tips and stockpiles; **
People who carry out geotechnical inspections in the workplace.**

** - This is a technical course – if you are looking for an introduction or an awareness level of course we recommend the Geotechnical Awareness for Operatives ½ day course


To provide course members with:
Knowledge and skills required to understand and carry out their responsibilities for the implementation of safe working procedures in relation to excavations, tips and stockpiles;
The ability to conduct workplace inspections


The course includes:

  • Hazards and definitions
  • Causes of instability in soil slopes
  • Causes of instability in rock slopes
  • Causes of instability in stockpiles
  • Lagoons
  • Rockfall and control measures
  • Geotechnical assessments
  • Inspections and record keeping
  • Working practices
  • Legal compliance

Number of delegates

minimum 6, maximum 12

Duration and Delivery Options

Based in a training room.

Short lectures;
Group discussions;
Workplace inspections’ exercise.

Successful completion of the course leads to a Level 3 Award in Geotechnical Knowledge for Quarrying Supervision

Contact Details

Contact details: For further details or to make a booking, contact the team on 0115 983 6580 or email: enquiries@mpskills.co.uk

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