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Earthworks for Highways

Course Overview

This Earthworks for Highways distance learning course will provide you with a broad knowledge of earthworks theory and practice for highway construction.


Course Code – S97EAR4-ECR1

What topics are covered?

  • Earthworks terminology and practice
  • Stability of cuttings and embankments
  • Site clearance
  • Excavation
  • Loading
  • Hauling
  • Spreading and compaction
  • Topsoiling
  • Selection of plant

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone working or planning to work in the highways industry.

What qualifications will I gain?

Bath College Certificate

How much does this course cost?

This short course costs £249

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

Where can I find out more information?

For further information, please take a look at our Highways Brochure.

Any queries, contact us by phone on 01225 328 690 or email highways@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I apply?

Click the "Apply" button and fill out an application form.

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