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SA006 – Safe Working in Civils - Open Course

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What Is The SA006 Safe Working In Civils Open Course?

An open course is in a classroom in a face-to-face environment. This course has a practical element that is assessed, therefore it is not suitable for any other delivery such as virtual or eLearning.

The SA006 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 risks associated with civils works in utilities environment.

SA006 Safe Working in Civils Open Course - Key Information

SA006 Safe Working In Civils Course Details

On receiving payment for your SA006 – Safe Working in Civils course, an email with your ‘course joining instructions’ is sent to you.
This document includes the following details:

  • Your chosen course date
  • Course start time at your chosen venue
  • Address of your chosen venue, including a map screenshot
  • Details of what to do if you need any special requirements to complete the course

You need to bring photographic ID, such as a driving licence or passport with you.

Lunch is not included, so please provide your own.

SA006 Safe Working In Civils Course Content

You will be assessed via your theory assessment, on the following criteria:


  • Understanding of the overview of the legal framework that governs health and safety in the workplace, including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
  • Identification of potential hazards in the workplace and how to assess the level of risk associated with those hazards.
  • Develop and implement risk control measures to reduce the risk of accidents or injuries.
  • Identifying different types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that are available and how to effectively select and use them to protect themselves and others from harm.
  • Understand the importance of following safe working practices, such as site rules and procedures, to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Know to identify and report unsafe working conditions.

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Assessment and Certification


The course includes both practical and theory assessment.

    • Practical Assessment – where you will demonstrate your knowledge of practical tasks

If you have completed the SA002 course, please bring this certificate or your NOPS card with you, as this means you will not have to complete the practical part of the assessment.

  • Theory test which is composed of multiple choice questions


This Smart Awards certificate is valid for 3 years, you will then need to complete a refresher course to renew your qualification.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is available to anyone over the age of 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements and Smart Awards will not restrict access on the grounds of prior academic attainment, age, employment, geographic location or any other grounds.

There are no barriers that restrict access or progression, thereby promoting equality. It is expected, however, that learners will have a level of literacy adequate to cope with both the theory and practical assessments.

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Brochures for SA006 – Safe Working in Civils

Please download the course overview brochure below, easy to print and email if you need to share course information with a manager or colleague.

SA006 - Safe Working in Civils Fact Sheet

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