The Project Quality, Risk and Time Management short course presents you with a unique training experience in applying a further three of the ten Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) areas – namely, Quality management, Risk Management and Time Management – directly to the construction and built environments. The course specifically aims to provide you with extensive knowledge of and the requisite skills in project control and time management, project reporting, project construction and proper close-out to ensure quality standards and minimised risks are met.
The Advanced Course in Water Treatment Processes provides you with an overview of both the theoretical and practical aspects of industrially relevant advanced water treatment processes. Topics include chemical water treatment, advanced oxidation processes, calculating the required chemical doses required for various chemical water treatment processes, desalination and membrane technology.
The Environmental Management and Regulation short course provides you with essential training in new regulatory developments to better navigate a range of complex issues related to environmental resources and extortion. The course covers a wide range of topics, including both legal and biological aspects of environmental management, ecological frameworks of environmental systems, environmental resource economics and auditing, as well as strategies for waste reduction and disposal and air pollution control.
The Occupational Hygiene Legal Knowledge short course will provide you with the required legal and working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 (and relevant amendments) in order to apply for SANS–ISO 17020 certification, and thereafter Department of Labour approval as an Approved Inspection Authority (AIA).
The short course in GIS Professional Practice covers themes in professionalism and legislation as prescribed by the South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) for geographic information science (GISc) professionals. During the course, you will gain a better understanding of all facets pertinent to professionals in the geomatics industry.
This Introductory Course in Remote Sensing: Physical Principles and Digital Image Processing provides an introduction to the physical principles of satellite remote sensing, and basic remote sensor data processing. In particular, this includes
examining the basic physics of electromagnetic (EM) radiation and the complex interactions of radiation with the atmosphere and surface
• examining the characteristics of the EM radiation (spectral signatures) across regions of the EM spectrum for various surface targets
Practitioners in the environmental sector often have extensive experience and expertise in specific domains and application areas. The course provides a strategic approach to environmental management, which allows for the effective deployment of multi-disciplinary capabilities towards a shared vision and objectives.
Each element of the process is covered in detail, with reference to application areas such as Water resource management, Corporate environmental management, the State of infrastructure, and Culture and values also covered.
The Operation of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants short course provides you with a theoretical and practical knowledge base on water and wastewater treatment, as well as the operation of water treatment plants. During the course, you will be empowered to make informed decisions about drinking water treatment processes and the quality of drinking water. The course also covers topics of basic water chemistry, drinking water quality requirements, wastewater treatment, effluent quality and the proper disposal of effluents.
The Water Quality Management and Effluent Treatment short course provides you with a comprehensive overview of and practical insights into the various processes that are involved in the evaluation of drinking water quality, as well as water and wastewater treatment. The course covers topics of basic water microbiology and chemistry, biological treatment processes, sludge treatment and effluent disposal, as well as biological, chemical and physical water quality parameters, the flow of material and mass balances, among others.