Concrete Practice Course

CCAA's Concrete Practice Course has undergone a comprehensive review and is now offered in an exciting new interactive blended format comprising of:

  • Part 1 - 14 eLearning Modules with embedded activities and assessments;
  • Part 2- A two-day Workshop where participants hear from and speak with industry experts.

Enrolments into the new course are now being accepted. Please click here to enrol.

Important information: 
  • Registrations will close 5 weeks prior to each workshop.
  • Participants are to complete all modules prior to attending the workshop, as learnings will be referred to and enhanced during the two day workshop.
  • Participants should allow 5-6 weeks to complete all 14 eLearning modules. 
  • Attendance at the 2 day workshop is a must to complete the course. 
  • Participants may be able to claim CPD points/hours by completing CCAA courses, if the individual finds it extends knowledge or expertise in their areas of practice. Participants are encouraged to speak to their member organisation for confirmation.


2019 Workshop Schedule

  • The following courses are now open for registration(Please note: registrations for these workshops close 5 weeks prior to the events. This is to allow adequate time to complete the eLearning component of the course). 
    • TAS  - 20 & 21 March 2019 | The Grange, Campbell Town. 
    • NSW - 21 & 22 May 2019 | Sydney. 
    • VIC - 5 & 6 June 2019 | Melbourne.
    • QLD - 19 & 20 June 2019 | Brisbane.
    • SA - 2 & 3 July 2019 |Adelaide. 
    • WA - 24 & 25 September 2019 | Perth. 
  • If there is enough interest, the following events will be held later in the year.
    • VIC - 15 & 16 October 2019 | Melbourne.
    • NSW - 30 & 31 October 2019 |Sydney.
    • QLD - 13 & 14 November 2019 | Brisbane.

Overview
This course has been designed to provide participants with a detailed understanding of concrete material and behaviour in relation to physical properties, production, placing and associated on-site operations such as reinforcement and potential causes of failure. 

It has been developed in consultation with the industry for the industry.

Part 1
The 14 eLearning modules have been developed to enhance our industry's knowledge of concrete and are designed with embedded activities and assessments in a sequential, easy to follow, and easy to navigate format:
  1. Our work environment
  2. Introduction to concrete
  3. Cementitious materials
  4. Aggregates for concrete
  5. Mixing water
  6. Chemical admixtures
  7. Specifications, ordering and assessment
  8. Production
  9. Concrete properties and testing
  10. Project planning and execution
  11. Managing site conditions
  12. Managing concrete performance
  13. Principles of reinforced concrete
  14. Paving and mass concrete


Part 2
 
Workshops will be held around the country and comprise of:

  • Presentations from industry experts;
  • Q&A Panel session with industry experts;
  • Group work and case studies; and
  • Final assessment. 


Target Audience
The course is intended for builders, engineers, specifiers and those involved in producing, selling, transporting, testing and placing concrete.

Learning Objective

The learning objective of this course is to understand concrete materials; behaviour and properties of concrete; concrete production; reinforcement in concrete; placing and associated on-site operations and cracking on concrete. Click here  for detailed learning objectives.

Delivery
The Concrete Practice Course is now delivered as an interactive blended program comprising of:
  • Part 1: 14 eLearning modules with embedded activities and assessments (approx. 10 hours)
  • Part 2: 2 day workshop where participants hear from and speak with industry experts.

All modules are to be completed prior to attending the workshop, as learnings will be referred to and enhanced during the two days and then assessed through group work, case studies and final assessment.

Participants should allow 5-6 weeks to complete all 14 eLearning modules. 


Assessment 

A series of learning checks and assessments will be embedded within the eLearning modules and a final assessment must be completed at the workshop. A personalised certificate will be issued upon successful completion of Parts 1 and 2 of the course.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course, however CCAA recommend prior completion of the Concrete Basics Course to increase awareness and understanding of concrete and/or five years industry experience. 

Investment
CCAA Members - $1,800.00 including GST
Non-Members - $2,200.00 including GST

Cancellation and Substitute Student Conditions
Please refer to page 2 of our Terms & Conditions here.

Further Information
Please contact our Learning and Development Manager, Ceridwen Jones on (02) 9667 8319 or email ccaaeducation@ccaa.com.au.

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