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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.

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.

Honours for Key CPEE Personnel

A number of recent Awards to key CPEE personnel have recognised their outstanding contribution to education and capability development in the roads and pavements sector.

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Last week at the CPEE Academic Board Meeting an Award was presented to recognise Excellence in Teaching Quality. In the June Queen’s Birthday Australian Honours Awards one of our long standing Unit Chairs was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Earlier in the year, at the 15th Conference of the Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia, Honorary Membership was bestowed on CPEE CEO.

Prof. Frank Bullen (Honorary Professor University of Southern Queensland, USQ): awarded CPEE Annual Excellence Award in Teaching Quality and Curriculum Development. This prestigious award recognises the highly positive Student Feedback throughout the year, together with his significant breadth of Unit involvement from the “Fundamentals of Road and Pavements” Unit to “Work Based/ Industry Research” units, as was his significant and willing assistance provided to other Unit Chairs during the year.

Photo caption: John Vines (CPEE Academic Board Chair), Prof Frank Bullen (CPEE Unit Chair), Ray Farrelly (CPEE CEO)

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John Hodgkinson (AM) – Principal, Tasman Associates Pty Ltd : Was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. “For significant service to engineering, particularly the road construction and concrete industries through new technology development”. A highly deserved recognition for his many years of dedication and advancement to the profession given, of which CPEE has been a significant beneficiary.

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Ray Farrelly, CEO: Elected an Honorary Member of Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia. In recognition of a 35-year record of technical excellence in the development and provision of educational and skills training resources which have been original, unique and vital to the delivery of high quality road infrastructure at a national road network level.

 

 

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New Training Course - SaFEty & Public Space Lighting

To meet the need for improved community safety and crime minimisation, CPEE in conjunction with the NSW Local Government Community Safety & Crime Prevention Network has developed a one-day workshop focussing on the provision of improved community lighting solutions.