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Online Training - Temporary Works Groundwater Control for Construction: Full Programme

16 February - 06 April 2023
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Online Training, Course, Contributes to CPD
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Register for all 7 modules of the Temporary Works Groundwater Control for Construction course and save £££s.

The full course programme includes the following modules:

Module 1 Introduction to groundwater control for temporary works

Module 2 Overview of groundwater control methods

Module 3 Groundwater control methods Sump pumping and passive dewatering

Module 4 Groundwater control methods Wellpoints and deep wells

Module 5 Groundwater control methods Specialist methods

Module 6 Groundwater control methods Exclusion methods

Module 7 Impacts from groundwater control

Course Objectives

The course is intended to give practicing geotechnical specialists (engineering geologists, hydrogeologists and geotechnical engineers) and master’s level students a thorough grounding in the principles and concepts of the methods that can be used to control groundwater for construction and tunnelling projects.

1. To have an understanding of the hydrogeological factors affecting groundwater problems for construction and how these can be controlled
2. To understand the range of groundwater control methods and their characteristics and limitations
3. To have an appreciation of regulatory issues that apply to these type of works
4. To understand the potential mechanisms by which groundwater control can cause external impacts.


Fellow  £320.00
Non-Fellow  £440.00
Student  £55.00

Group Discounts

We offer discounts on group bookings of 5 or more, please email [email protected] to enquire.


We offer students a generous discount, please verify your student status by either registering with your student email address, or upload a photograph or your student identification/ acceptance letter.

The society offers a limited number of concessionary rates for those in financial hardship. Please contact [email protected] (please note you may be required to provide details/evidence to support your application for this rate).


All course modules will be held virtually.


Please contact [email protected] with any enquiries.

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Registration rates

£ 320.00
£ 440.00
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