Install Trench Support


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Install Trench Support


RIICCM210E - Install trench support


1 day face to face


Available on Request


$495 Per Person


In all our locations!

Install Trench Support Training Course Overview

This comprehensive Install Trench Support training course is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively install trench support systems. Trenching is a critical activity in construction and excavation projects, and ensuring proper trench support is crucial for maintaining worker safety and preventing ground collapse.

During this course, participants will dive into the key concepts, techniques, and regulations associated with installing trench support systems. From understanding soil types and trench classification to selecting appropriate support methods, this training will cover all aspects of trench safety and installation. Participants will engage in a combination of theoretical learning and practical hands-on exercises to ensure a well-rounded and immersive educational experience.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define different soil types and their properties, and identify their impact on trench stability.
  • Classify trenches based on depth, soil conditions, and other relevant factors.
  • Identify potential hazards associated with trenching and excavation activities.
  • Understand relevant legislation, regulations, and industry standards related to trenching and excavation.
  • Select and implement appropriate trench support methods based on soil conditions and trench classification.
  • Safely use and maintain trench support equipment and tools.
  • Develop effective communication and coordination strategies within a trench work team.
  • Recognize emergency procedures and response protocols in the event of a trench-related incident.
  • Apply best practices for inspecting and monitoring trench support systems during construction.

Target Audience

The RIICCM210E – Install Trench Support training course is tailored for a diverse range of individuals and professionals who are involved in construction, excavation, and trenching activities. The target audience includes construction workers, site supervisors & managers, safety personnel, civil engineers & designers, construction & excavation contractors, government & regulatory personnel, apprentices & trainees, and anyone involved in trenching activities.

Course Delivery

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.

Link Resources Training Facilities:

Sunshine Coast: 8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD 4575

Brisbane: 18/229 Junction Road, Cannon Hill QLD 4170

Adelaide: Unit 4/77-79 Tapleys Hill Rd, Hendon SA 5014

Devonport: 226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale TAS 7307

Hobart: Glenorchy Football Club, 1A Anfield St, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Outcomes of Install Trench Support Training

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).

Payment Options

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email or call (07) 5491 2144

Entry Requirements

All candidates must be literate in the English language (no interpreters allowed).

All candidates must be physically capable of undertaking the performance requirements within this unit of competency.

No pre-requisites exist for these Units of Competency.


Training & Education Pathways: After achieving the RIICCM210E – install trench support unit of competency, students may undertake various pathways and opportunities in the construction and excavation industry.

Employment Pathways: Upon completing the RIICCM210E – install trench support training course, individuals can explore various employment pathways within the construction and excavation industry such as trenching & excavation technician, construction labourer, site supervisor, safety coordinator, equipment operator, civil engineering technician, safety inspector, project manager, and geotechnical technician.