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 [email protected].

Current Courses

Geotechnical Mapping Course

Brisbane: Thursday 12th October 2023

Hobart: Thursday 30th November 2023

The Australian Geomechanics Society is running a series of one-day Geotechnical Mapping courses. The course is intended for a broad range of technical staff that are called upon to visit sites for geotechnical purposes.

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Geotechnics & Data Transfer AGS 4.1.1 AU1.2 Rollout

Perth: Tuesday 17th October 2023

Adelaide: Wednesday 18th October 2023

The presentation will summarise the origins of the transfer format as they relate to site investigation and laboratory data, as well as the first Australian localisation undertaken by TfNSW (AGS 3.1 RTA .1.1).

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Introduction to GIS for Geotechnical Practitioners

Tasmania: Wednesday 18th October 2023

This online course is intended to provide geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists with an introduction to using geographical information systems (GIS).

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Advancing GIS skills for geotechnical investigations

Tasmania: Thursday 19th October 2023

This new, more advanced course aims to cover a range of GIS tasks encountered during typical geotechnical investigations. This will be suited for geotechnical practitioners who have previously done the introductory course or already have reasonable experience in GIS software, including QGIS.

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Engineering Geology Course

Wollongong: Saturday 28th October 2023 - Sunday 5th November 2023

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.

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Applied Landslide Risk Assessment

Melbourne: Thursday 22nd February 2024 - Sunday 25th February 2024

The principal objective of this seminar is to teach participants the fundamentals of landslide risk assessment. The teaching method is based on working through real world practical examples. Participants learn by working through examples whilst being supervised by very experienced practitioners.

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Proposed Courses

Engineering geological models

August 2024

This course has been postponed until 2024 due to presenter availability.

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