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Concrete pump apprenticeship

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. 

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.

Topics:

  • 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

  • WHMIS

  • Traffic control

  • First Aid / CPR

Duration: 

  • 160 hours over 20 days

 

Prerequisite: 

  • Grade 12 or equivalent, DZ licence

 

Accreditation:  

  • OETIO certificate 

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

If you're interested in any of our Apprenticeship Programs, the first step is to register and attend one of our Information Sessions.  The dates, locations, times and registration form can be found here.

This Employment Ontario program is funded by the Ontario Government

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

Offering Training Programs in Compliance with

ministry of labour, training and skills development