Ground Disturbance Level I & II ™

Level I is for anyone in Construction, Mining, Petroleum and other industries performing excavation activity (ditch & trench construction and ground removal) in a non-supervisory role. Students will learn (as set out by Global Training) about a Code of Practice, recognition of hazards, underground structures and emergency procedures. Participants will be able to identify the minimum sources for searching for underground structures and to know how to use permits and pre-job safety meetings effectively in 4 hours. A three-year certificate is obtained upon successful completion without a test. A ticket is issued by post only. Valid for 3 years across Canada.

Level I: – 8 Hours –

Level II is directed specifically for heavy equipment operators, vac truck drivers, all supervisors and anyone operating independently or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits in Construction, Mining, Petroleum and other industries. Students must have a solid language competency to cover the extensive material about regulations, variances and emergency response plans for ground disturbance. Students will learn how to plan every step of a dig involving line location and types of exposure; and to create a plot plan/site drawing. How to perform a backfill inspection, to use permits, to conduct pre-job meetings and to deal with line/structure contact is also covered. Certificates are issued upon successful completion of a test. Valid across Canada for 3 years.

We provide a choice of either BC or Alberta editions, depending on interest.

Level II: – 8 Hours –

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