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Soulful Synergy, LLC - NYC DOB SST 1 Hour Excavations (Online)

1 Hour Online Trenching And Excavation Training Course

Why do you need excavations online course? Excavations are the process of moving earth or other materials using tools, equipment, or explosives. Excavation is used during construction in order to create building foundations and is an important part of the construction process. Online trenching and excavation training will help you to learn about the different techniques and terminology used in excavations such as trenching, wall shafts, and underpinning is knowledge that most construction workers and supervisors should pursue.


NYC DOB SST Requirement (Local law 196)

The 1 Hour Excavations class also known as trenching and excavation competent person training online falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) Specialized Electives” and will be accepted for use towards acquiring certain SST cards. This online class is in compliance with the New York City Department of Buildings regulations for proctored online training.


For a list of all SST courses please visit the DOB’s website here.


CEUs (Continuing Education Units)



CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for 1 Hour excavation competent person training online
  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form
  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)
  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment
  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
  6. Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)


Learning Outcomes

  1. Define relevant code specification terms and components related to excavations and underpinning actives
  2. Competent person excavation training online will help you to describe typical sequential underpinning process
  3. Describe the people involved in rigging and hoisting activities
  4. Describe conditions and or actions that can expedite soil failure and structural collapse
  5. Explain hazards related to excavations and atmospheric hazards
  6. Understand Excavation disruptions and areas of influence
  7. Understand principles of fall protection
  8. Understand Plating and vehicular street protections


What You Need:

  • Webcam and microphone for face and voice recognition

What You Get:

  • Course Certificate
  • .1 IACET CEU's 

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