EUSR Grundowinch Operator

Courses aimed at the Civil Engineering sector in Scotland


Scottish Civils Training Group, Inverness
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This course is available on the Scottish Civils Training Group website.


This safety critical course includes both theoretical and practical assessments in order to specifically operate a GRUNDOWINCH. Winches are designed for use in the cable and utility contracting marketplace to suit a wide range of applications. GRUNDOWINCH Operator Training instructs candidates how to safely utilise the GRUNDOWINCH through a detailed and practical explanation of operation. This instruction specifically pertains to and includes safety, set up and decommissioning of a 2- 10 Tonne Twin Capstan Groundowinch.

The one day course can accommodate up to 8 delegates per day.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the Grundowinch user guide and correct site set up of a Grundowinch
  • Make and identify the legal road tow checks
  • Utilisation of boom kit safely adequately
  • Understand the importance of direct towing in of PVC/PE ducts and pipes
  • Complete an operational controls and safety induction, which includes such items as: line speed control valve, tonnage levels (stage 1-2), in/out rope controls, and the dash/control point lay out. Undertake a practical training walk through of the correct operation of a GRUNDOWINCH
  • Recognise the correct set up and utilisation of the Grundowinch Printer
  • Grasp the correct procedure for decommissioning a Grundowinch
  • Learn the basic operator maintenance essentials for Grundowinch
  • Complete a short winch ‘pull’

Who will benefit?

Managers, supervisors, safety professionals and/or operatives who want to become qualified to implement and/or operate GRUNDOWINCH devices

Additional Information

  • Delegates receive a personal copy of our GRUNDOWINCH learners notes for reference
  • This course can be delivered at one of our specialist GRUNDOWINCH Training Centres or at your companies’ premises/site.

About Scottish Civils Training Group

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The Scottish Civils Training Group (SCTG) works with civil engineering companies to provide relevant training at discounted rates.

All course prices advertised are exclusive of VAT and apply to member companies only. Please view the website for information on how to join the group.

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