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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soil and Rock Logging Course
Melbourne: Monday 15th March 2021
Sydney: Wednesday 17th March 2021
Brisbane: Friday 19th March 2021
Perth: Monday 22nd March 2021
The Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is hosting a course on Soil and Rock Logging at four locations in June 2020 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 AS 1726 contained within the 2017 Revision will be discussed in detail.
Geotechnical Mapping Course
Melbourne: Tuesday 30th March 2021
Hobart: Thursday 1st April 2021
Brisbane: Tuesday 11th May 2021
Perth: Friday 14th May 2021
The Australian Geomechanics Society will be running a one-day Geotechnical Mapping training course from April 2020.
RESCHEDULED: AGS Geology for Engineers Course
Adelaide: Saturday 30th October 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021
The aim of this course is to give students the knowledge, skills and experience to allow them to successfully apply geological principles and skills in their day-to-day work in the geotechnical industry. The course will also provide a framework for students to keep learning about total geology principles so that they can make better engineering judgements and decisions in the future.
AGS Applied Landslide Risk Field Course
Melbourne: Thursday 18th November 2021 - Sunday 21st November 2021
The principal objective of this course is to teach students the fundamentals of landslide risk assessment and how to collect information and make observations in the field to support effective landslide risk assessments. The teaching method is based on examples and guided field exercises, in which the students learn by carrying out realistic project related work in the classroom and/or field whilst being supervised by very experienced practitioners.
AGS Engineering Geology 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 by very experienced practitioners.