5-day Theory & Practical Setting Out (weekdays)

Course Overview

Welcome to our comprehensive 5-Day Theory and Practical Setting Out Course, where theoretical knowledge meets hands-on experience in the dynamic field of construction engineering. This course is meticulously designed to equip aspiring Site Engineers, Setting Out Engineers, and related professionals with the essential skills required to excel in the industry at an international standard.

What You’ll Learn:

Day 1

  • Master the art of setting out right angles and rectangles using a tape measure.
  • Gain proficiency in levelling techniques with Rotating Lasers and Dumpy Levels.
  • Learn to record levelling work following industry standards, employing methods like Rise & Fall Collimation.
  • Participate in live-level surveys, applying the skills learned.
  • Understand the intricacies of level checking for site calibration, including the 2-peg test.
  • Expertly establish datums at fixed levels.
  • Interpret inverted staff readings for soffits and transfer temporary benchmarks (TBMs).
  • Set up profile boards for both building and road projects.

Day 2

  • Acquire hands-on experience in setting up Total Station and perform site calibration checks.
  • Navigate data management within the Total Station.
  • Explore essential programmes for setting out, including measurement, stakeout, and reference lines.
  • Delve into GPS and Machine Control operations.
  • Practice setting out diverse construction elements such as drainage, foundations, and kerbs.
  • Set up batter rails for precise cut and fill operations.
  • Gain expertise in as-built surveys and quality assurance.

Day 3

  • Dive into the specifics of roads earthworks, covering profiles and cut & fill operations.
  • Develop proficiency in setting out and verifying structural steelwork.
  • Learn to read and interpret reinforcement drawings and schedules accurately.
  • Explore the nuances of setting out kerbs and finishes, especially in car park projects.
  • Understand the essentials of drainage, including manholes, pipes, and pipe laser readings.

Days 4 & 5

  • In-depth exploration of AutoCAD for Site Engineers/Setting Out Engineers.
  • Learn how to create lines, circles, texts, and 3D objects in AutoCAD.
  • Acquire skills in taking dimensions and coordinates from drawings.
  • Understand area, perimeter, and volume calculations within AutoCAD.
  • Master drawing scaling and rotation techniques.
  • Explore drawing layers and efficient drawing management.
  • Learn to import, export, and overlay drawings in the correct file formats.
  • Discover the art of PDF to AutoCAD and AutoCAD to PDF conversions.
  • Integrate AutoCAD drawings into Total Station.
  • Gain insight into setting up drawing templates for consistency.

Who Should Attend

Our Theory and Practical Setting Out Course is tailored for a diverse range of professionals who seek to enhance their expertise and excel in the field of construction engineering.

If you’re a Senior Engineer aiming to refine your skills, a Section Engineer aspiring to take on more responsibilities, a Site Engineer looking to bolster your practical knowledge, a Setting Out Engineer seeking comprehensive training, or a QA Engineer aiming for a more holistic understanding of construction processes, this course is perfect for you.

Whether you are an industry veteran or a newcomer, our programme offers valuable insights and hands-on experience that will equip you to thrive in various roles within the construction sector. Join us and become a part of a community dedicated to advancing skills, knowledge, and career prospects.

Certification and Renewal

Upon successful completion of the 5-Day Theory and Practical Setting Out Course, participants will be awarded a certification that stands as a testament to their newly acquired expertise. This certification reflects the high standards of skill and knowledge achieved through our comprehensive programme, enhancing your credibility in the construction industry.

We understand the importance of continuous growth and development. With our course, there’s no need for renewal timelines. Your certification remains a timeless recognition of your accomplishment, and the skills you gain will serve you throughout your career journey.