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Diamond Drilling – Advanced Training

Course information:

Course length: 2 Days

Training methods: Classroom, Demonstration and Practical

Method of assessment: End- Test (Theoretical & Practical)

Recognition: TAC Certificate of Attendance and Training. Non-mandatory refresher recommended every 3 years

Diamond Drilling – Advanced Training

The purpose of training against this standard is to provide the candidates with the knowledge and understanding of carrying out Diamond Drilling operations safely.

Candidate pre-requisites

Undertaken the basic diamond drilling course and have an understanding of abrasive wheels, including the safe use of the angle grinder and diamond drilling or completed the basic diamond drilling course.

Course content:

  • Diverse Applications
  • Collective Protective Measure
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
  • Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Review of Components
  • Monitor and Control Exposure to Vibration
  • Drill Motors and Rigs Suitable for Large Diameters
  • Life Expectancy of Diamond Bits & Segments and Guide Replacements
  • Identify the Characteristics of Diamond Drilling
  • Recording and Measuring Equipment
  • Pre-Start and Post Stop Check
  • General Maintenance
  • Large Diameter and Deep Drilling Set Ups
  • Report, Record and Maintain Records
  • Ancillaries Including Extension Rods and Carriage Extensions
  • Carry Out Practical of Diamond Drilling 300 mm Diameter and 107 Diameters to a Depth of 1 Meter Both Horizontally and Vertically
  • Troubleshooting

It was a very easy and excellent course to be a part of, and I received exceptional additional support from Joel Vinsant, the instructor. There was excellent course content, course literature, and practical relevance to the course. The venue facilities were also great.

Gurjeet Singh

Lots of time was provided to discuss subjects and ask questions. I Found the group activities and discussions very useful and a good way of learning from others experiences.

Ray Wicks Foster Contracting Ltd

Course content delivered in a manner that is easy to understand and absorb. Made to feel extremely welcome by trainer and course provider despite my lack of knowledge and understanding for course content at the beginning. Extremely knowledgeable course and would recommend to anyone looking to further their understanding.

Josh Hare J Hare Diamond Drilling

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