The organizations below have, together with Edvirt, established application training and certification procedures to ensure that their personnel possess the required skills corresponding to the specific requirements and conditions in their underground mining or tunneling operation.
PURPLE LINE, USA
Traylor Bros. Inc. at the Purple Line Light Rail project in Washington D.C, has set up a shotcrete operator certification scheme using the VR Shotcrete Simulator™.
Shotcrete operators in the WestConnex M4 East and New M5 projects are currently going through nationally recognised training sessions comprising online theory, simulator and practical modules. Click below to learn more about the training requirements for WestConnex.
HINKLEY POINT C, UNITED KINGDOM
Kier Bam is requiring all SCL operators to pass an on site assessment and Edvirt´s simulation certification program, ESCOT™ to work on the Hinkley Point C site, the new nuclear power station by EDF Energy. Click below to learn more about the training requirements
LKAB has established an internal certification scheme for their shotcrete operators. The certification is issued after operators passing a 3-day long course including theory, lab tests and simulator tests, run by Edvirt.
National certification, Sweden
The Swedish Transport Administration requires that all personnel working with sprayed concrete and rock grouting in state-owned tunnel projects are certified. Click below to learn more about the certification and to schedule an accredited course from Edvirt.
PEACE RIVER HYDRO PROJECT, CANADA
To ensure that site engineers have the know-how and shotcrete sprayers meet the designated standards Peace River Hydro Partners in BC, Canada is working with Edvirt to issue the Nozzleman Training Certificate to employees.
To ensure that Boliden´s shotcrete operators are well-trained and efficient, the company has started a certification course that is conducted by Edvirt and are currently being held in the Boliden area, close to Skellefteå, Sweden.