Please see below the list of short courses to be offered by the EBE Faculty CPD Programme, University of Cape Town. Further information and registration details can be found on the website www.cpd.uct.ac.za/cpd/cpdcourses/2016
Energy Modelling and Analysis: 9 CPD points
A 9-day certificated course commencing 19 September 2016
This course aims to deliver a practical introduction to techno-economic energy systems modelling. Typical applications include national electricity supply expansion planning, municipal energy demand and supply modelling, the analysis of trade-offs in the interlinkage of water-energy-land systems (e.g. biofuels) or Climate Change mitigation action assessment.
Dates: 19 – 23 and 26 – 29 September 2016 (2 modules)
Venue: ERC Seminar Room, Menzies Building, Upper Campus, UCT
Cost: R10750 per module
Heritage Resources Management: 1.8 CPD points
A 6-week, part-time certificated course commencing 10 October 2016
This course is aimed at guiding professionals and lay people who need to engage with the local and heritage authorities; and it is designed to introduce course participants to the history and theory of architectural and urban conservation and to uncover the operation of those ideas in current conservation practice. The course aims to develop the participants’ knowledge of the principles and methods of sound conservation practice.
Dates: Monday evenings, 10 October – 14 November 2016
Venue: Garnet Room, New Engineering Building, Upper Campus, UCT
Condition Assessment and Remedial Action on Steel Structures: 2 CPD points
A 2-day certificated course commencing 27 October 2016
Safe and reliable structures are a fundamental aspect of any operation and every structural failure has potential for injuries, fatalities and operational shut-downs, and the risk of structural failures is closely associated with the condition of the structures. This workshop will consider the structural material (which is mainly steel), will present a systematic method for regular condition assessment (inspections) on structures so as to determine the levels of structural deterioration at any given time in the life of the operation.
Dates: 27 – 28 October 2016
Venue: School of Rail, Esselen Park, Johannesburg
Condition Assessment and Repair/Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures: 5 CPD points
A 5-day certificated course commencing 7 November 2016
The purpose of the workshop is to provide participants with a fundamental and practical understanding on condition assessment of concrete structures and concrete repair and strengthening methods.
Dates: 7 – 11 November 2016
Venue: Emperors Palace Hotel, Johannesburg
Valuation for Land Reform and Expropriation
A 3-day certificated course commencing 16 November 2016
This course is designed to equip participants with advanced skills regarding the valuation of property to be acquired by the State under the provisions of the Property Valuation Act 2014 and the new Expropriation Act.
Dates: 16 – 18 November 2016
Venue: Graduate School of Business, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
ADINA FEM Software Workshop: 1 CPD point
A 1-day certificated workshop on 17 November 2016
The emphasis of the workshop is on hands-on use of the ADINA-AUI system to create and solve finite element models. Participants will be introduced to the basic concepts and principles of the software for the construction of finite element models.
Dates: 17 November 2016
Venue: Newlands Sun Hotel, Newlands, Cape Town
Masters Modules available as CPD courses:
Public Transport System Design and Operations Management: 10 – 14 October 2016
Management of Transport Supply and Demand: 7 – 11 November 2016
Integrated Urban Water Management: 3 – 6 October 2016
Geosynthetics Engineering: 24 – 27 October 2016
Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures: 17 – 21 October 2016
For further information on these and other courses, please visit the website: www.cpd.uct.ac.za/cpd/cpdcourses/2016
For further enquiries, please contact Heidi Tait or Sandra Jemaar on tel. 021 650 5793 or email: email@example.com
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