No-Dig Down Under Offers NASTT’s Good Practices Courses

September 8, 2017 by NASTT Staff

At this year’s No-Dig Down Under the ASTT will be offering three training courses for members of the infrastructure industry. Produced by the NASTT, and adapted for Australasian audiences, these courses offer the chance for infrastructure professionals to learn from leading experts from around the world and develop their skill-set to an international standard.

The courses for 2017 will be the Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices Course, Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) Good Practices Course and Pipe Bursting Good Practices Course.

The CIPP course provides an in-depth overview of wastewater mainline and lateral pipe rehabilitation using CIPP and design to job completion. The course is best suited to council, utility and government employees, asset managers seeking new knowledge of rehabilitation techniques, and young professionals working in the trenchless rehabilitation subsector.

The HDD course provides an in-depth overview of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) and covers six topics: (1) operation and application; (2) equipment and materials; (3) planning, including surface and geological investigations, utility surveys, bore planning, and regulations and permitting; (4) jobsite safety; (5) risk reduction, trouble shooting and mitigation; and (6) design. This course is best suited to council, utility and government employees, civil and geotechnical engineers, beginner drillers, and young professionals working the trenchless installation subsector.

The Pipe Bursting course provides an in-depth overview of pipe bursting and covers four topic areas: (1) the types, methods and applications of pipe bursting; (2) planning and preliminary design of a pipe bursting job; (3) design and construction considerations; and (4) troubleshooting and problem solving.

ASTT’s 12th No-Dig Down Under Conference and Exhibition will be held on the Gold Coast from 12-15 September 2017.


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