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Horizontal Boring

A 4-day class designed to inform laborers of the applications, tasks and safety measures of horizontal boring operations.

Subject matter covered in the course include:

  • General applications

  • Pit preparations

  • Excavation safety

  • Line and grade

  • Machine operations

  • Casing and auger functions

  • Lubrication uses

  • Machine safety

Graduates must demonstrate their knowledge of the working of a boring machine, what tasks must be performed, how to prepare the pit, how to keep line and grade, how to work with lubricating mixes and how to work safely around a boring machine.