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Roads, Storm Water Drainage Construction and Maintenance

The purpose of Roads, Storm Water Drainage Construction and Maintenance is to provide the student with both the practical and theoretical knowledge of the practices, procedures and equipment necessary for road construction, required by professional engineers.

Description

This unit provides fundamental knowledge for professional work with road construction and as a pathway to further learning.  It will impart cognitive skills to think critically about the selection of materials and the methods used to construct a range of road facilities. The unit will also provide specialised technical and creative skills relevant to current and future professional practice. 

 

The purpose of Roads, Storm Water Drainage Construction and Maintenance is to provide the student with both the practical and theoretical knowledge of the practices, procedures and equipment necessary for road construction, required by professional engineers. 

Course Objectives

By attending this ICL training course, delegates will be able to: 

  • Understand terms and words used in road construction 

  • Gain knowledge on various aspects of road construction with practical aspects highlighted 

  • Understand compaction techniques and bulking of materials 

  • Learn relevant and current application methods 

  • Gain knowledge on asphalt materials and properties 

  • Requirements of asphalt used in road construction and general guidelines of asphalt construction 

  • Gain knowledge on the premix asphalt surfacing process 

  • Describe the role of road maintenance in the broad context of provision, classification and cost-effective applications 

  • Understand the importance of adequate drainage and the effects on road maintenance 

  • Gain knowledge of safe working practices, identification and use of protective clothing and equipment 

  • Practical applications and preparations to paint road symbols using a spray gun 

  • Understand the criteria where guardrails are erected and their contribution to safety 

How will this Training Course be Presented?

LIve-Online

Who is this Training Course for?

This ICL training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit, those who have involvement and responsibility for the construction, upgrade, maintenance and 

financing of the road infrastructure. 

 

This ICL training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Persons who wish to broaden their knowledge and understanding of aspects of road construction and maintenance 

  • Municipal workers out of various sections who must start to understand road construction and maintenance 

  • Civil Consulting Engineers/Technicians 

  • Contractors 

  • Construction Inspectors and Supervisors 

  • Road Maintenance Supervisors 

  • Relevant Government 

 

 

The Course Content

SESSION 1: Introduction to Roads 

1. A brief history of road building 

2. Preconditions for road building and maintenance 

3. List of TRH, TMH and UTG documents 

4. Glossary and abbreviations 

 

SESSION 2: Roads Fundamentals 

1. Role players in civil projects in South Africa 

2. Design process and considerations 

 

SESSION 3: Types of Plant and Equipment 

1. Small plant and tools 

2. Construction Equipment 

 

SESSION 4: Technical aspects of materials & roads 

1. Terminology and standard units 

2. Types of materials for construction and maintenance 

3. Safety aspects of materials 

4. Basic material mechanics 

5. Quality assurance and testing 

6. Effect of weather on roads 

 

SESSION 5: The construction process 

1. Reading from plans and drawings 

2. Visual assessment 

3. Clearing and grubbing 

4. Earthworks 

5. Layer works 

6. Services 

7. Confined & restricted areas 

8. Water handling 

 

SESSION 6: Road management 

1. Asset management 

2. The Laffer curve 

3. PMS 

4. Maintenance types 

 

SESSION 7: Surfacing of Roads 

1. General 

2. Surface seals 

3. Other surface types 

4. Reseal 

 

SESSION 8: Distress Identification and Repairs 

1. Distress types 

2. Cracks 

3. Crack sealing 

4. Potholes and patches 

5. Deformation 

6. Rigid defects 

7. Surface enrichment treatments 

8. Shoulder maintenance 

9. Summary 

 

SESSION 10: Drainage & Maintenance of Storm water structures 

1. Storm water Design 

2. Storm water Maintenance 

3. Hydraulic Structures 

4. Erosion Protection 

5. Subsoil Drains 

6. Drainage Maintenance Summary 

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