From August 1998 all BCA training courses are administered by Thomas Telford Training. For details call 0171 665 2457
Piling - design and construction
Hatfield, 14 January 1999
Aimed at engineers and technicians with little or no experience of piling who are engaged, or about to become engaged in, the design or construction of piles. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of piling, including the full range of pile types, design procedures, and safety precautions which need to be taken in the light of current legislation.
Shipping and programming of ready-mixed concrete.
Crowthorne, 21 January 1999
This course has a syllabus recognised by the qsrmc as contributing to the discharge of responsibilities for producers to meet quality standards, and is intended for sales co-ordinators, shippers and programmers employed within the ready-mixed concrete industry. Topics covered include concrete materials and properties, recommending mixes for various applications, contract details, and handling and recording complaints.
Introduction to precast concrete technology
Walsall, 28 January 1999
Personnel employed within the precast-concrete manufacturing industry with knowledge limited to a small range of the processes and technology will find this course of use. Topics include materials, surface finishes and how to achieve them, quality control and assurance, and samples and moulds. The course will enable participants to appreciate their individual contribution to the precasting process.