Excavation Back fill and Compaction

This course is designed to prepare the student for working in the areas of ground and civil work. Its main focus is to study types of soil and how to deal with the different conditions safely. This is a twenty four hour course and consists of both classroom theory and hands on.

The areas of study are:

  • Soil types
  • Soil classification
  • Soil tests
  • Ground water
  • Excavations
  • Compaction methods
  • Safe trenching and shoring
  • Occupational health and safety regulations


All persons entering an ALTTF facility must provide scannable proof of two COVID-19 Vaccinations (QR code) or a negative test result from a lab or pharmacy (taken within 72 hours)
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