Grundoburst Course (Tracto Technik-UK)


This product is operated by Tracto Technik – UK.

The TRACTO-TECHNIK training event for new and experienced GRUNDOBURST Operators will explain how to safely and correctly use the GRUNDOBURST Pipe bursting system, for a variety of pipe bursting, pipe reduction and swage lining installations. The course can be held in Bedford or Kirkcaldy at our Learning and Development Centres, or a customer premises.

Duration and Detail

The one day event for up to 8 individuals includes a morning PowerPoint classroom demonstration, followed in the afternoon with a full hands-on practical assessment. The practical assessment includes the set up and complete operation of the GRUNDOBURST rig accessories and tooling for specific tasks and applications.

Successful individuals will subsequently be awarded a TRACTO-TECHNIK UK certificate of competence, and a new or updated Energy & Utility Skills card, showing they have attended the accredited GRUNDOBURST Operators event.


Training being carried out at a customer’s own premises will be required to provide:

  • Meeting/classroom facilities for the duration of the event.
  • A fully functional GRUNDOBURST rig with Power pack, complete with accessories, tooling and a working safety strike alert system. These should be removed from a trailer and displayed statically in a yard or similar environment prior to the arrival of our Trainer.
  • A safe outside area of approximately 60mtrs x 6mtrs to enable our instructor to deliver the practical assessments.

Individuals Requirements

  • Individuals must wear full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the practical session.
  • EUSR registration number (if registered).


  • Welcoming comments/introduction.
  • Course outline/objectives introductions.
  • What is a GRUNDOBURST?
  • Uses, and different models.
  • Main components.
  • Operating controls and control panel layouts.
  • Risk assessments.
  • Preparation.
  • Safety.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Tooling selection and blades.
  • Pipe condition.
  • Rods.
  • Job site.
  • Remote control and Cable strike warning system.
  • Trouble shooting.
  • Pull back and docking.
  • Practical operation of GRUNDOBURST.
  • Correct decommission procedure.
  • Basic maintenance.


Registration on EUSR is valid for 3 years from date of training.

Find Out More

To find out more about this endorsed training programme contact Gary Preston, Training Manager at TRACTO-TECHNIK UK on 01234 342566 or email