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Soil Mechanics for Supervising Reservoir Engineers training course

Course code: WRE3  |  View training area

A 3 day training course for supervising engineers under the Reservoirs Act (1975) or civil engineers seeking such an appointment. The course is also suitable for civil engineers with responsibility for headworks, reservoir safety and remedial works.

Note:  This course includes evening training, and some nights finishes around 9:30pm. It is advised that you book accommodation along with the course unless you live relatively close to the training location.

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Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • A greater understanding of soil mechanics.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees, better able to assess risk.

What you will learn

  • Design principles.
  • Failure mechanisms.
  • Elements of soil mechanics including: historical development; soil classification; engineering characteristics of soils; pore water, seepage and the use of flownets; slope stability.
  • Summary and discussion of site investigations and the assessment of their importance in relation to dam integrity.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • You will receive a certificate from Develop Training Limited.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom. The course will include lectures and discussions, with reference to relevant case histories.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates can bring with them any materials used in their work, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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Price from: £740.00 + VAT

Course dates

Course code
3 day training course
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Start DateStart DateEnd DateVenueExc. VATInc. VAT 
20/11/2018Tue 20 Nov 2018Thu 22 Nov 2018 Hawkhills £740.00£888.00 Add to my basket
10/06/2019Mon 10 Jun 2019Wed 12 Jun 2019 Hawkhills £740.00£888.00 Add to my basket