Course outcomes and needs
The Cement Grouting Course is appropriate for drillers, drill supervisors and managers involved in drilling activities. This course includes practical experience.
The course content contributes to knowledge for development of skills aligned to components of the National Water-well Drillers Licence Examinations for Classes 1, 2 and 3, but the requirement to cement grout holes applies to many sectors of drilling.
The course covers:
- Occupational Health & Safety with regard to grouting operations
- Equipment, materials and additives used for grouting operations
- Grouting techniques and procedures
- Maths and calculations required to successfully plan and complete grouting operations
- Properties of grouting fluids and additives
- Use of grouting in bore design and bore construction, and bore decommissioning
- National minimum bore construction requirements in regard to grout use and standards
The course content and structure is developed and endorsed by the National Uniform Driller Licensing Committee.
The course supports aspects of the National Qualifications Framework.
Participants will receive:
- A nationally-endorsed and recognised Certificate: Statement of Attainment:
- RIINHB218D Assist grouting or cementing operations
- RIINHB324D Conduct grouting or cementing operations
- A new reference book and workbook, with coloured diagrams, is provided to each participant to keep. The course itself undergoes revision and editing on a regular basis to ensure it is up to date with current industry standards and practice.
- Practical demonstration and assessment
- PPE including: safety vest, helmet glasses, gloves and ear plugs
- ADITC magnet
- ADITC Pen