Continuing Education

FDRO100 - On the Job Learning - Lv I

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Course Overview

Operating a foundation drill rig involves numerous skills. As a foundation drill rig operator not only do you have to know how to install and operate the drill rig, you need to incorporate rigging, safety, and maintenance practices to ensure a safe and productive worksite. A successful foundation drill rig operator must also be able to demonstrate leadership skills and be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders, co-workers, and supervisors.

Working directly under the supervision of a qualified mentor, during this first practicum you will build on theory learned in related courses and demonstrate the skills needed to safely and efficiently install, operate, and manage a foundation drill rig project. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to determine the most effective drilling application. install drill shafts, and lead the piling team through projects from start-up to completion. Your successful completion of this course will also demonstrate operation of various foundation drill rigs in a safe and productive manner, and your ability to analyze and implement proper rigging required for piling procedures.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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