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Welcome To CPEE

Welcome to studies bannerThe Centre for Pavement Engineering Education Inc. (CPEE) is an accredited private provider of higher education that specialises in courses servicing the road and pavement sector. With programs ranging from intensive one day short courses through to postgraduate Masters level awards, CPEE aims to meet the needs of someone new to the industry as well as the established practicing professional.

CPEE's strong links to University and industry partners provide courses that are a unique mix of academic learning combined with real world practical experience.

Recognition of Work Place Support for CPEE Students

One of the final units that students undertake in three of the CPEE higher education programs is a capstone unit involving a project relevant to their work. CPEE appreciates that the students in the Industry Research unit and the Work Based Project unit are helped in their study by a supervisor in the workplace. These supervisors keep in contact with the students through the semester and when the final report is submitted assist the CPEE Unit Chair by giving their analysis of the quality of the report. This is particularly helpful in the aspect of the specifics of the project itself as their on the spot expertise aids the Unit Chair.

In semester 1 this year CPEE gratefully acknowledges the help given by:

  • Craig Best, Asset Planning Coordinator, City of Swan, Perth WA
  • Robert Busuttil, Principal Surfacings Engineer, NZ Transport Agency
  • Sean Durkin, Managing Director, Durkin Construction, NSW
  • Ross Evans, Resurfacing & Rehabilitation Manager, Main Roads, Perth WA
  • Russell Grierson, Manager Infrastructure Engineering & Design, Glenorchy City Council, Tas
  • Ashley Milner, Engineering Manager, Newlands Civil Construction, Toowoomba, Qld
  • Tyrone Toole, Chief Adviser Asset Management, ARRB, Melbourne, Vic

Graduate Presented with Award at Recent Melbourne Short Course

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At the recent Melbourne 2 day short course on Flexible Pavement Design, student Jalal Soufi-Sabbagh was presented with his Testamur for his Graduate Certificate in Pavement Technology. CPEE HEO Mignon Goswell was delighted to meet Jalal, an Airport Engineer with Aurecon Group, face-to-face and remarked at his dedication during his studies with CPEE.

At the Ceremony in front of 32 Delegates attending the 2 day short course, CPEE CEO Ray Farrelly advised on the excellent academic record of Jalal and congratulated him on his achievement.

PHOTO: Ray Farrelly (left) with a delighted Jalal Soufi-Sabbagh

Reminder - 2017 Annual Student Excellence Awards

The Annual CPEE Student Excellence Awards give recognition to students who have demonstrated excellence in their performance during the academic year whilst undertaking specialist technical postgraduate units offered by CPEE and by its partner University, the University of Tasmania.
As with previous years, the eligibility criteria required to be considered is for students to have achieved 'distinction' grade level and/or have demonstrated excellence in their development with at least 'credit' grade level and have shown compelling commitment. The individual Unit Awards are sponsored by key organisations within the roads and pavements sector with each unit award winner receiving a monetary amount of $500 and the Student Excellence Award Certificate. Selection is based on academic results across the 2017 year.

MOU Signed with IPWEA Victorian Division

IPWEA VIC MOU smlThe recent signing of an MoU between the Victorian Division of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) and CPEE marks the latest formalisation of the strengthening links with the sate divisions of the Institute and CPEE. 

The increased cooperative engagement, specifically in respect of specialised training in the roads and pavements sector, will provide positive outcomes for both organisations as each strives to enhance the technical and operational capabilities of the those working in local government and the industry.

 

PHOTO: Lt to Rt Ray Farrelly CEO CPEE, Ossie Martinz President IPWEA VIC and David Hallett CEO IPWEA VIC.

2017 Graduates Honoured

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Having just been confirmed by the CPEE Council as Graduates from its Pavement Technology Programs, CPEE was pleased to have a presentation ceremony in Sydney where the testamurs were personally presented to the successful Graduands. At the ceremony, CPEE CEO Ray Farrelly advised on the excellent outcome for both Laura Shaughnessy and James Loney.

The Presentations of the Testamurs to both Laura and James were made by CPEE Council Member and Austroads CEO, Nick Koukoulas.