Training Courses and Presentations

Training Courses and Presentations from Civil Engineering Construction Consultant

By: Civil Engineering Construction Consultant  01-21-2010
Keywords: Construction, Civil Engineering, programming

As a direct result of the scarcity of skilled resources in a booming construction industry, we believe that TRAINING and the SHARING OF INFORMATION is one of the most important answers to this challenge.

Our training courses /seminars can be adapted to a specific audience, relative to a specific topic and outcome in the civil engineering industry. WE CAN CUSTOMISE FOR YOU.

With more than 15 years experience in the field, our information is:
 

  • practical
  • current and
  • interactive


Courses are anything from 1 hour to 3 days and can include a course manual, depending on the client needs and are presented at your preferred venue.

Course information can be compiled on any of, or a combination of the following themes:

Itroduction to Engineering:
. Brief history of Engineering and Road building . Various types of Engineering and Disciplines in Civil Engineering 

Road Building Fundamentals:
Role players in Civil Projects in Southern Africa . Preconditions for Road Building . Assessments and Valuation . Design Criteria . Tender Phase & Documentation  

Construction Regulations:
. Notification of Construction work . Appointment Letters . General Administration . Required Permits . Checklist (Daily, Weekly, Monthly etc)  

Planning & Contract Management:
. Award of a Tender . Establishment and P & G . Planning . Programming . Local Labour employment . Duties of CE, PSC, CLO and other participating Parties  

Health, Safety and Security on Site:
. OH & S Policies and Procedures . Communications in the work place . Traffic management . Security of people and equipment . Accident and Incident reporting procedures . Materials handling and storage . Disposal of Toxic / Non-Toxic materials . Environmental Impact  

Technical Aspects of Road Building:
. Terminology and Standard Units . Types of Materials . Basic Material Mechanics . Quality Assurance and testing . Modern Technology  

Pothole Repairs:
. Causes of potholes . Layer works . Materials used . Safety aspects and Traffic control . Repair procedures . Equipment used  

Survey in Construction:
. Basic leveling skills . Basic surveying methods . Quantity surveying - Formulas and methods . Soils surveying . Equipment used in Surveying . Practical explanation of a Dumpy level  

The Construction Process - Execution Stages:
. Reading from Plans and Drawings . Visual assessment . Clearing and grubbing . Earthworks . Layer works . Services . Confined Areas . Water handling . Subsoil drains  

Surfacing of Roads:
. Types of Surfaces . Wearing Course . Surface Defects . Rehabilitation vs. Reconstruction . Pothole repairs . Crack sealing  

Operation of Plant and Equipment:
. Small Plant and tools . Earthmoving Equipment . Operators & Drivers . Safety specifications  

Road Furnishing and Ancillary Works:
. Road signs: Types, Specifications and Installation . Kerbing and paving for sidewalks . Minor concrete structures . Drainage . Erosion Protection - Stone Pitching - Gabions and Reno mattresses - Effect of weather on roads - Soil preservation  

Finances and Economics:
. Site Costing . Productivity and Profit . Pricing of tenders and quotations

Keywords: Civil Engineering, Construction, consultant, costing, health and safety, Pavement, Pothole Repairs, programming, Quality Control, Road Building, road maintenence, Tenders, Training Courses,

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