Concrete Sawing & Drilling

3 weeks
CSA-approved safety boots and hard hat


Concrete sawing and drilling involves the use of innovative tools and techniques to cut openings
and create holes in reinforced concrete. This program is offered to participants that have
completed CCW Level I and wish to specialize in sawing and drilling. It blends theory and
practical training to give participants an understanding of the tools, safe work techniques,
regulations and applications used throughout the sawing and drilling industry. On completion of
the eleven sections described below, together with practical activity, the participant will be able
to demonstrate the necessary skills to be successful in the industry.

Course Content

  • Legislation guidelines on sawing and drilling safety
  • Introduction and history of the concrete business
  • Basics of concrete
  • Diamond tools, technology and techniques
  • Core drilling tools, techniques and principles
  • Slab saw
  • Wall saw
  • Wire saw
  • Portable concrete saw
  • Chainsaw and ring saw
  • Skid steer loader operation and safety