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Hydraulic Concrete Bursting – Advanced

Course information:

Course length: 2 days

Training methods: Classroom, Demonstration and Practical

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

Recognition: Candidates will receive a TAC Certificate of training valid for 5 years

Hydraulic Concrete Bursting – Advanced

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

Candidate pre-requisites

Candidates must have undertaken the basic Hydraulic Concrete Bursting 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), Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) and Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)
  • Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Review of Components and Consumables
  • Hydraulic Pressure Systems
  • Use of Multiple Heads
  • Life Expectancy of Bursting Head
  • General Maintenance
  • Pre-Start and Post Stop Check
  • Safe Operations
  • Maintain Records
  • Bursting Head Guide Replacements
  • Ancillaries
  • Process of Bursting and Carry Out Bursting Using Pre-Drilled Holes on Reinforced Concrete Structure
  • Troubleshooting


Very easy and excellent course to be a part of, 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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