The concrete pump is used to transfer liquid concrete from a concrete transport to its final location. The pump is mounted on the back of a truck along with an articulating robotic arm (boom). The operator uses a remote control to maneuever the boom to the desired location.
Duration: 160 hours over 20 days
Prerequisite: Grade 12 or equivalent, DZ licence
Accreditation: OETIO certificate
Training and benefits:
This program provides the fundamentals of safety, equipment characteristics, and operational practices that apply to concrete pump; and provides ample hands-on practice to develop the basic skills of concrete pump operation and maintenance.
This Employment Ontario program is funded by the Ontario government.
- Manuals, regulations & policies
- Safe working environment
- Hazards of high voltage
- Signals & communications
- Principles of hydraulics
- Types of concrete
- Pre-operational inspection
- Set-up & job planning
- Clean out procedures
- Basic maintenance
- Transporting a concrete pump
- Traffic control
- First Aid / CPR
This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.
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