2 DAY PRACTICAL COURSE - Levelling FOR CONSTRUCTION
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The course is aimed at:
- Graduate Engineers with background knowledge but little or no setting out experience.
- Trainee Engineers undertaking day release courses.
- Engineers new to the role of Site Engineer.
- Engineers having difficulty with the basics of setting- out.
- Overseas Engineers
- Any ground workers with a grasp of basic geometry who may be required to get involved with setting out.
- Engineers assistants/ chain boys with a grasp of basic geometry who may be required to take a more involved role in setting out in order to support Engineers.
By the end of the course, the candidate will be able to:
- Check the calibration of an optical or laser level
- Transfer a TBM (Transfer a known Reduced Level from one location to another
- Produce an as-built level survey
- Set construction elements to a fixed Reduced Level (e.g. top of reinforcement, top of blinding, soffit of slab)
- Identiify sources of error in levelling
- Minimise systematic errors and eliminate gross errors
- Book their setting out in industry the standard way (for use as records for Claims/ Compensation Events etc)
Set out Profile Boards and Batter Rails (for earthworks, roads, drainage etc) and record their work correctly.
Analyse a construction drawing, carry out calculations and set out a square section of a building using a steel tape measure, taking into account the effects of sloping ground