This accreditation provides basic knowledge regarding legislation and dangers associated with safe working
in a utility construction environment. Learners are provided with the knowledge to understand the hazards
and potential risk associated with civils works in utilities environment. This accreditation particularly is aimed
at those individuals who undertake work in a telecommunication (or similar utility/construction)
environment. It also enables learners to gain knowledge of compliance with Health and Safety legislation.
This accreditation tests learners’ knowledge and understanding of dangers associated with these works and
the safety precautions required while working in civils.
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. To comply
with legislation, at least one person on site must also hold the appropriate Street Works Card in line with
the requirements of New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA)1991.
This accreditation comprises of 3 modules, Module 1: Safe Working in Civils; Module 2 Gas Testing; Module
3 Cover Lifting.
Learners who have achieved SA002 Underground Safety only need to complete Module 1 of this
accreditation. Learners who do not hold a SA002 Underground Safety are required to complete all 3