General Inspection Course TM32

Introduces the basic practices related to the municipal inspection of sewer, watermain and road construction projects. The focus of this course is municipal projects, MTO projects/procedures are not covered.

Course Content

  • Contract documents
  • Plan reading
  • Role of the inspector
  • Sewer and watermain construction
  • Record keeping
  • Safety
  • Construction/field calculations
  • Traffic control
  • Concrete and asphalt
  • Soils
  • Construction and the environment
  • Field trip

Who Should Attend
Inspectors with a significant portion of their job duties related to the inspection of sewer and watermain installation and road construction.

Recommendations

Recommended introductory course for Scott McKay Bituminous Technology, Scott McKay Concrete Technology, and Sewer & Watermain Construction Inspection.

Evaluation Process
Passing Grade:  60%. Comprehensive final examination. Some evenning work may be required to complete assignments.

Accreditation
This course is recognized by:

  • This course qualifies as “specialized course” for the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) Certified Road Supervisor – Intermediate level (CRS-I) certification program.
  • OACETT – This course may be used for technical specialist and technician programs. Point Value = 5
  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 3 Continuing Education Units to this course.

Register online or send to register@goodroads.ca or fax to 289-291-6477.

Road Design: Intersections Course TM37

  • Introduction to intersections
  • Sight distance
  • Design controls and criteria
  • Tapers, auxiliary lanes and channelization
  • Design project

Course Objectives
To introduce participants to the basics of designing new and retrofit urban and rural intersections.

Who Should Attend?
Analysts, designers, technicians, technologists, and engineers from public and private sector organizations involved in traffic operations, road design, maintenance operations, highway safety, and/or land development.

Prerequisites
Knowledge of engineering principles, especially related to roadway design; Road Design: Geometrics (TM30) is recommended.

Evaluation Process
Passing Grade:  60%

Accreditation
This course is recognized by:

  • Association of Ontario Road Supervisors
  • OACETT=This course may be used for technical specialist and technician exam programs only. Please contact OACETT to ensure that this course satisfies your particular examination program for certification. Point Value = 5
  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 3 Continuing Education Units to this course.

Sanitary Sewer Design TM41

You will review a proposed or existing system to provide an overall understanding of sanitary sewer design. You will then complete a sanitary sewer design by using first principle methods and/or design aids (nomographs, tables, etc.).

Course Content

  • Overview of sanitary sewers
  • Sanitary sewer loadings
  • Sewer inspection and rehabilitation
  • Hydraulics
  • Design parameters
  • Structural design of flexible and rigid pipes
  • Forcemains

Who Should Attend
Engineers in training, designers, technicians and technologists who are employed in the sewer design field and have a basic understanding of sewer design.

Prerequisites
Basic understanding of Sewer Design.

Evaluation Process
Passing Grade:  60%. Practical design case studies, and comprehensive final examination