SA006 Safe Working In Civils Specification

Smart Awards Courses

Course Details

  • Cost:

    From £180 + VAT

  • Category:

    Smart Awards Course

  • Tags:

    Smart Awards, Civils Work, Telecoms Industry, Safe Manual Handling, Underground Services, Confined Spaces, Utility Drawings, Working at height

  • Duration:

    2 Day Course

Course Description

This accreditation ensures that individuals working in the civils aspects of network construction and maintenance are suitably trained and understand the dangers of working in this environment. This accreditation is particularly aimed at those individuals who undertake work within the telecoms industry.

Course content

  • Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice, when working in a civils works environment
  • Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work
  • Know the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace
  • Know how to avoid dangers of underground services
  • Know the importance of working in a confined space
  • Know the importance of working safely at height in the workplace
  • Know the importance of working around plant, tools and equipment safely
  • Understand how to interpret utility drawings
  • Know risks to health when working onsite
  • Know how to maintain a safe and secure working environment


This accreditation is available to anyone over the age of 16 who is capable of reaching the required standard. There are no barriers that restrict access or progression thereby promoting equal opportunity. It is expected however that learners will have a level of literacy adequate to cope with the assessment.

Expectations at level 2

Achievement reflects ability to select and use relevant knowledge, ideas, skills and procedures to complete well-defined tasks and address straightforward problems. It includes taking responsibility for completing tasks and procedures and exercising autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance.