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Getting Acquainted with Road Construction and Maintenance

Overview

This two-day course aims to help attendees who are either entering or currently working in the public or private sector in the area of road construction and maintenance.

Why Should an Individual Attend?

The course helps attendees to apply their theoretical training in practice. It is therefore recommended for:

  • Staff working in the industry with very little experience or who are about to become involved in road construction and maintenance projects
  • Candidate engineers, technologists and technicians

Benefits include:

  • Participation in an interactive workshop 
  • Various practical activities to equip attendees to handle projects when back in the workplace
  • A comprehensive document that will serve as a reference manual
  • CPD credits

Outcomes

Delegates attending this course will learn about:

  • Various aspects of road construction and maintenance from commencement to completion of building a road and the importance of maintenance thereafter
  • Understanding the technical elements, quality assurance, systems, processes, new technology and sustainability
  • Understanding the different types of surfaces used in road construction, defects, rehabilitation and materials for construction and maintenance

Program Outline

INTRODUCTION TO ROADS

  • List of TRH, TMH and UTG documents

ROAD FUNDAMENTALS

  • Design process and considerations

ROAD MANAGEMENT

  • The laffer curve and maintenance types

PAVEMENT ASSESSMENTS AND INVESTIGATIONS

  • Compilation of data

TYPES OF PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

  • Earthmoving equipment

TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF MATERIAL AND ROADS

  • Types of materials for construction and maintenance
  • Visual assessment and reading plans and drawings
  • Earthworks and layer works
  • Water handling and subsoil drains

SURFACING OF ROADS

  • Distress types, cracks and crack sealing

ROAD SAFETY AND OHS ACT

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Technologists
  • Project / Construction Managers
  • Contractors / Sub Contractors
Type: Online
CPD Points: 2
Coordinator: Blessings Banda
Fee:
R 5 440.00 excl. VAT
R 6 256.00 incl. VAT
CESA member fee: R5 198.00 incl. VAT
Schedules:
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Mon 20 May 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Tue 21 May 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2064-06/2025
  • Virtual Classroom Training, Online
  • Tue 10 September 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Wed 11 September 2024  08:30 to 16:30
  • Validation Number:CESA-2064-06/2025