Courses

The AGS runs a number of professional training and education courses. These are run according to demand. To register your interest or to inquire further, please contact the course coordinator or secretary@australiangeomechanics.org.

AGS Engineering Geology Course

Aims of the course The principal objective of this course is to teach students how to apply geological skills in the field to help solve engineering problems. This will be carried out by using guided field exercises, in which the students learn by carrying out realistic project related work in the field whilst being supervised

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AGS Geology for Engineers Course

2016 Course Flyer and Form Who should attend The course is designed for geotechnical engineers involved in civil and mining projects who have limited geological backgrounds. Aims of the course Good ground engineering models are essential. If you understand the origin and nature of soil and rock materials and their defects you can anticipate where

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Field Technique for Landslide Assessment

Aims of the course The principal objective of this course is to teach students how to collect information and make observations in the field to support effective landslide risk assessments. The teaching method is based on guided field exercises, in which the students learn by carrying out realistic project related work in the field whilst

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Geotechnical Mapping Course

The Australian Geomechanics Society will be running a Geotechnical Mapping one-day training course at selected Chapters from August 2016. Please click here to download the registration form. This course is intended to complement existing courses offered by the AGS. The skills developed in the Soil and Rock Logging course are directly relevant to this course and

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Soil and Rock Logging Course

The Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is hosting a course on Soil and Rock Logging. The one day course will aim to educate geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, geo-technicians and other relevant professionals in logging and/or interpreting soil and rock logs in accordance with AS1726 – Geotechnical Site Investigations. In addition, the significant changes to AS1726 contained

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Workshop on Unsaturated Soil Mechanics for Practicing Engineers

The aim of these workshops is to enhance the capabilities of practicing engineers when applying soil mechanics, analysing data and solving problems involving unsaturated soils. The workshops will be delivered by experts on unsaturated soils from UNSW’s Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety. Unsaturated soils are widely encountered and need to be dealt with in

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