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CPD and Training

Training Guide for Engineering Geologists

The Engineering Group training guide provides guidance for graduate earth scientists in the planning of their CPD and obtaining the necessary experience and knowledge to attain Chartership.

If there are any comments or feedback please contact the Engineering Group at the following email address: engineering.group@geolsoc.org.uk


Training Providers for Early Career Engineering Geologists

The following companies organise training courses that are particularly aimed at early career Engineering Geologists. Further information can be gained from the relevant websites by clicking on the company names.
  • First Steps organises training courses for engineers on the practical aspects of groundinvestigation and design. In addition the site provides career help and information.
  • Equipe Training provides training courses on the practical aspects of Ground Investigation. 
  • David Norbury provides information and training on the implementation of the New European Standards into UK practice. 
  • School of Earth and Environmental Science University of Portsmouth provides training courses in Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology


Continuous Professional Development

The CPD Scheme pages provide general information on the Geological Society's Chartership scheme including links to the online reporting facility and information on the CPD categories.

The lifelong learning page provides a general menu for geologically related courses whilst there is also a list of courses suitable for Engineering Geologists which can be found listed in the events calendar.