This one-day course will look at the importance of developing a simple Conceptual Site Model through the design of a phased investigation and carrying out informed sampling and analytical testing strategies.
Site characterisation objectives
Importance of conceptual site model
Legislation & Policy
Desk Study & Site Walkover
Basic Principles of Contaminated Land Investigations; Techniques, Sampling & Analytical Strategies
Understanding the data
Sources of Information, Standards and Specification
SPECIALIST GEOTECHNICAL TRAINING PROVIDED TO OVER 1000 GEOTECHNICAL MANAGERS, TECHNICIANS, ENGINEERS AND DRILLERS SINCE 2014
At the end of the course the delegates should be able to:
Understand the key geoenvironmental objectives when designing or specifying a ground investigation
Understand the legislative framework for geoenvironmental investigations
Understand why desk studies and walkover surveys are essential
Have an awareness of the importance of developing and following good practice in ground investigation, sampling and testing
Have an awareness of how to interpret laboratory including sourcing suitable assessment criteria
Understand how standards and specifications should be used and using other sources of information
BESPOKE, SPECIALIST TRAINING FACILITIES FOR GEOTECHNICAL COURSES
This course has been developed for graduates, engineering geologists, geotechnical engineers and those designing and involved in geotechnical investigations where contaminated land is a potential risk. It is also suitable for those transferring from geotechnics into geoenvironmental work.
The Paddocks, Home Farm Offices, The Upton Estate, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6HU
Pay online via credit or debit card at the point of booking and receive a 5% discount on the final course price.
This course can be delivered for your staff at your offices anywhere within the UK, depending on availability.
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