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Impact Moling/Thrustboring training course

Course code: IMT

Course overview

A 1 day training course incorporating assessment and accreditation, for utility network operatives and managers, designed to deliver knowledge and practical appreciation of impact moling and trenchless technologies.

Impact Moling/Thrustboring

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • A greater understanding of Moling and trenchless technologies.
  • A greater appreciation of potential hazards and the avoidance of risk from other underground services.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees better able to assess potential risks.
  • Avoidance of unsafe actions.

What you will learn

  • Factors affecting the suitability of Impact Moling.
  • The basic principles of Impact Moling operations.
  • Understanding the pre-use maintenance checks.
  • Risk assessment, PPE and personal safety equipment.
  • Recommended safe operating systems.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • Candidates who successfully pass assessment are registered with EUSR and will have an endorsement added to their list of qualifications. This endorsement last 3 years.

How is this training delivered?

  • Training delivered using a mixture of classroom training with written assessments followed by practical training and assessment in a realistic work environment.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners should bring with them hearing protection, safety boots, safety glasses, hard hat, working gloves and overalls/high visibility vests. Note that Gloves and Boots in Moling operations must be "insulating" and overalls must be fire resistant.
  • A significant proportion of the course is delivered outdoors, and waterproof (possibly warm) clothing is advisable.
  • Learners can bring with them any materials used in their work, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.
  • Learners must also bring their EUSR Card with registration number.

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