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Soil Mechanics for Supervising Reservoir Engineers training course

Course code: WRE3

Course overview

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.

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.

Soil Mechanics for Supervising Reservoir Engineers

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • 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?

  • Learners 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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Course dates

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3 day course
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Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
25/10/2021Mon 25 Oct 2021Wed 27 Oct 2021 York £815.00£978.00 5

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