In-House Customised Short Courses in high demand
CPEE is in the midst of a period of significant demand for short course training with a total of seven 1, 2 and 3 day courses being requested by individual state road agencies and Councils.
Maintenance being the major focus its an indicator that the pressure is on for better outcomes with reduced funding and the courses were seen as a way to have improved capability in employees and awareness of the latest techniques and practical experiences to enable improved performance of the road asset.
Western Front – Being Tackled IN PERTH
Starting in second half of July CPEE is again having a significant presence in Perth with a number of training courses that will provide an up-to-date awareness of latest technical and knowledge & skill enhancements to those individuals seeking to improve their worth, and to those Companies that seek to have their employee's skill and value further improved.
With the specialised content of the following 1 and 2 day courses, presented by some of the best industry experts – with extensive practical experience, Delegates will receive highly valuable practical training:
Annual Short Course Series - Pavement Design & Construction
CPEE is launching its Australia wide Pavement Design & Construction series of training courses this month in Brisbane and Sydney, providing updated design & construction principles and techniques for roads and pavements. With growing pressure on asset management and minimisation of maintenance costs, the appropriate and smart starting point is to get the design and construction fundamentals right. More information on the Concrete and the Flexible Pavement Courses at the CPEE website.
Vital need for increased capability and knowledge in infrastructure asset management
The University of Tasmania, Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE)and IPWEA recognised some years back that there was a need for increased capability and knowledge in infrastructure asset management skills.
Based on the internationally acclaimed International Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM), a formal qualification was being developed, and continues to be offered with enrolments now being accepted for Semester 2 starting 18 July, for the Bachelor Engineering Technology (Professional Honours) in Infrastructure Asset Management) at the University of Tasmania. This formal University post-graduate qualifications is via Distance Learning allowing study from any location in Australia, or from overseas.
Student 2015 Excellence Awards Announced
The CPEE Annual Student Excellence Award gives recognition to students who have demonstrated excellence in their performance during the period of consideration, whilst undertaking either of the postgraduate programs, the Graduate Certificate of Pavement Technology, the Master of Pavement Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering (Professional Honours) in "Infrastructure Asset Management" and in "Road Engineering and Construction".
We are delighted to advise, following judging panel recommendations, that the winning students for the 2015 Awards are: