Course Aims

This moling training run by Tracto-Technik is for new and experienced GRUNDOMAT mole operators and will explain how to safely and correctly use the GRUNDOMAT soil displacement hammer, and its operating accessories, for a variety of utility pipe, duct, cable and displacement operations.

EUSR GRUNDOMAT Moling Training (Operator & Basic Maintenance)

Who Attends

The one day event for up to 6 delegates including a morning PowerPoint classroom demonstration, and questionnaire followed then in the afternoon with a full practical hands on assessment using a GRUNDOMAT soil displacement hammer and its accessories.

Course Content

Welcoming comments/introduction
Course outline/objectives introductions
What is a GRUNDOMAT?
Basic operating principle
Allied accessories and special interchangeable heads and cones
Various ground conditions
Direct towing in of PVC/PE ducts and pipes
Health and safety
GRUNDOMAT lubricators and oils, other accessories including GRUNDOSCOPE aiming frame, starting cradle and safety legs
Correct air pressure and air hoses
Discussion of a typical job site showing correct operational training
Incorporation of Health and safety issues
Correct operating techniques of the GRUNDOMAT
On site theoretical problem solving
Planning, locating utilities, decommissioning of equipment, troubleshooting, basic operator precaution and maintenance issues
Full practical session including the correct site set up, correct assembly of equipment, and safe working practices

Qualifications Obtained

Successful delegates will subsequently be awarded a TRACTO-TECHNIK UK certificate of competence, and a new or updated Energy and Utility Skills card, showing they have attended the accredited GRUNDOMAT Operators event.

Additional Information

Training can be held in Bedford, Cheadle in Staffs, & Kirkcaldy in Scotland at our Learning and Development Centres or at a Customer premises.

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