Direct Cast In-Situ Piling Operations Training Course

Direct Cast In-Situ Piling Operations


This course is designed for students to gain the skills and qualifications to operate an excavator for the Civil Construction, Mining, Building, Facilities and Asset Management industries. We offer competitive pricing on all our courses and are happy to negotiate where more than one course or more than one student will be completing the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be offered providing suitable evidence is supplied. Discuss this with our support staff prior to beginning the course. Upon completion of the course you will be provided with a Photo identification card detailing your qualifications and a certificate demonstrating a Statement of Attainment (SOA)

Foundation Skills required

This section describes those pre-requisite language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.


Identifies and interprets information from workplace procedures, documentation, legislation and regulations


Uses equipment operating capacity schedule to confirm safe weight load limits

Course Outline

1. Plan and prepare to direct in-situ piling operations
1.1 Access, interpret and apply documentation to the direction of cast in-situ piling operations and ensure the work activity is compliant
1.2 Obtain, interpret, clarify and confirm work instructions and resolve coordination requirements before proceeding
1.3 Confirm and apply environmental protection and safety requirements
1.4 Select and wear correct personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities
1.5 Obtain, interpret and implement traffic management signage requirements
1.6 Select, and check for faults, plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks
1.7 Identify, address and report environmental issues, potential hazards and risks
1.8 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for fire/accident/emergency
2. Direct the rig, locate and prepare pile positions
2.1 Establishing the location of piles from reference points and set out
2.2 Establish recovery pegs and conduct on-going measurements to ensure correct location
2.3 Position plant and related equipment and conduct pre-start checks
2.4 Provide guidance for boring of holes
2.5 Direct installation of the casing in the bored hole if applicable
2.6 Prepare pile to receive concrete

3. Assist with placing concrete
3.1 Place concrete into pile
3.2 Identify the process of placing concrete in dry situations
3.3 Identify the process of placing concrete in wet situations
4. Carryout post-operational requirements
4.1 Provide direction for the relocation of boring rig
4.2 Provide direction for the removal of boring rig from site on completion of work
4.3 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials
4.4 Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment