Courses

SAIEG Courses

GEOTECHNICAL CORE LOGGING, SOIL PROFILING AND CHIP LOGGING

***Accredited with 3 ECSA CPD points*** (or 1 per day attended)

This course is offered by SAIEG annually, however, it may run twice a year based on demand. Contact our Secretariat now to avoid missing out!

  • DAY 1 – CORE LOGGING (whole day)
  • DAY 2 - SOIL PROFILING Part 1 (whole day)
  • DAY 3 - SOIL PROFILING Part 2 (morning)
  • DAY 3 – CHIP LOGGING (afternoon)
Who should attend:
  • Young or learner geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists.
  • Soil laboratory or geotechnical technologists.
  • Foreign geotechnical practitioners who need an introduction to the widely used South African methodology.
  • Mine geologists working in the geotechnical field.

Course includes:

  • Tea & coffee during breaks
  • Lunches (except for delegates only attending Chip Logging course)
  • Transport to /from field sites
  • Course materials

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ROCK IDENTIFICATION FOR ENGINEERS

***Accredited with 1 ECSA CPD points*** (for Friday Theory & Practical)

This course is offered by SAIEG annually.

Contact our Secretariat now to avoid missing out!

DAY 1 (whole day):

  • INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY
  • INTRODUCTION TO MAJOR ROCK TYPES
  • COMMON ROCK TYPE IDENTIFICATION
  • PEDOGENIC MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION
DAY 2 (whole day):
  • Field trip around Johannesburg to visit exposures of various rock types.
  • Click here for photos of previous trips
Who should attend:
  • Young or learner geotechnical and other civil engineers.
  • Technicians and technologists in the civil engineering industry
  • Anyone who would like a refresher course in rock classification and identification

Course includes:

  • Tea & coffee during breaks
  • Buffet lunch (Day 1) and packed lunch (Day 2)
  • Transport to /from field sites
  • Course materials

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