CONCRETE TRAINING

Go Academy

Build a Concrete Career with Go Consult!


These high in demand courses are created to better your company’s concrete knowledge and give employees a chance at a clear career path through
Go Concrete Academy.

ENQUIRIES & REGISTRATION


CONTACT: Hayley Harrald

EMAIL:  hayley@go-consult.co.za

TEL:  012 644 2109

TIMEZONE GMT+2

Special arrangements can be made for companies based in different time zones.


 

Courses are presented by leaders in the industry. We can develop a course specific to your companies needs.

COURSE PRESENTERS


These courses are presented by leaders in the industry such as Jacques Smith (Pr Eng) and Jaco du Plessis (BEng). Also lecturing at the Academy on a regular basis is Chris Cilliers (BEng), Daniël Buchner (BEng) and Rikus Delport (BEng). Our team of Civil Engineers have combined more than 50 years’ experience in the industry, with members lecturing to numerous Universities and Technicon groups throughout South Africa on concrete technology.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


These courses give an applicant a clear and sustainable career path in the concrete and construction industry. To be eligible for the Advanced Concrete Technology course, at least stage 2 & 3 needs to be completed through Go Concrete Academy. Stages 2 & 3 will be presented every second week live from one of our branches based in South Africa.

Go Consult is an accredited training provider of courses through The Institute of Concrete Technology  (London) 

Stages 1 to 4 can lead to an MSC through University of Leeds.

STAGE 1

INTRODUCTION
TO CONCRETE

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The ICT has re-introduced an entry-level qualification Concrete Practice that was formerly administered by City & Guilds of London Institute. This scheme enables technicians, operatives, batch plant supervisors and concrete mixer operators/drivers to achieve a formal certificate in recognition of their success in mastering the basic objectives of activities in the concrete industry. It also serves as the first step for new recruits heading for management in the technology of concrete production. Successful candidates are eligible for membership of the ICT as Technician Members and are entitled to use the designatory letters TechICT after their names.

STAGE 2

GENERAL
PRINCIPLES

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The first step in the process of obtaining a recognized qualification in concrete for candidates with some previous experience is the ICT course Concrete Technology and Construction: Stage 2 – General Principles. On completion of the course, candidates’ knowledge of the essential principles of concrete is assessed, currently by a 3-hour closed-book examination. Successful candidates are eligible for membership of the ICT as Affiliate Members and are entitled to use the designatory letters AffICT after their names.

STAGE 3

PRACTICAL
APPLICATIONS

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Success at Stage 2 is normally required for enrolment on the next stage, Concrete Technology & Construction: Stage 3 – Practical Applications.

This course provides training in the application of the principles of concrete technology to the processes of production and construction techniques. On completion of the course, candidates’ knowledge of the essential principles of concrete is assessed, currently by a 3-hour closed-book examination. Successful candidates are eligible for membership of the ICT as Associate Members and are entitled to use the designatory letters AMICT after their names.

Success at Stage 3, combined with a reasonable length of service and experience at a suitable level of responsibility, are the usual prerequisites for application to enrol on the Advanced Concrete Technology course.

STAGE 4

ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

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The Diploma in Advanced Concrete Technology has world-wide acceptance as the leading qualification in concrete technology.

The aim of the course is to provide a teaching and learning experience for participants such that they obtain an in-depth knowledge at an advanced level of a wide variety of topics within the field of concrete technology. The course fully prepares candidates for two 3-hour examinations for the Diploma in Advanced Concrete Technology. Between the start of the course and the final examinations the candidate is required to carry out either an individual project or a number of individual assignments which are assessed by the ICT examiners. 

Candidates who are successful in both examinations and who submit a satisfactory individual project or individual assignments are eligible for membership of the ICT as Corporate Members. They are entitled to use the designatory letters MICT after their names.

OTHER COURSES WE OFFER

2 DAY COURSE

DEVELOPED BY GO CONSULT


Day one of this course is attended by the drivers.

COURSE CONTENTS
  1. Principles of Concrete
  2. Moistures and the significance of that
  3. Materials
  4. Material consistency checking
  5. Concrete testing
  6. Curing
  7. Different Plant setups
  8. Stock control
  9. Batching: Sequence, water control, batching tolerances
  10. Scheduling trucks
  11. Pump liaison
  12. Site inspection
  13. Truck care
  14. Dump and diversion 
  15. Upgrading/downgrading mixes
  16. Managing difficult customers 
  17. Safety requirements

2 DAY COURSE

DEVELOPED BY GO CONSULT


Concrete principles in a South African context

COURSE CONTENTS
  1. Materials
  2. Principles of Concrete
  3. Principles of mix design
  4. Curing
  5. Durability
  6. Testing
  7. Strength investigation
  8. Specifications
  9. Principles of surface beds
  10. Cracks
  11. Site batching versus readymix
  12. Ordering readymix

COURSE DEVELOPED BY GO CONSULT


Training on concrete handling in general

Specific training on Boxfront installations. Concrete & reinforcing steel.

ARE YOU A CONTRACTOR AND NEED SPECIAL TRAINING FOR YOUR STAFF?

We can develop a course specific to your companies needs.