CICES Training and Conference Suite

CICES has launched a brand new training suite, situated on the ground floor of its headquarters in south Manchester, that is available for meetings, training, conferences, workshops, product launches etc. Anyone hiring the training suite also has the added benefit of having the event publicised in CES to over 4,000 members of the institution and many thousand more construction and engineering practitioners who view the website and the read the eBook.

  • A modern and spacious training suite in a friendly and professional environment.
  • Accommodate up to 20 delegates boardroom style or 80 delegates theatre style.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, tea, coffee and water.
  • Excellent transport links to Manchester’s motorway, Metrolink and airport networks.
  • Less than five minutes’ walking distance to Sale town centre and hotels.
  • Rates include publication of courses in Civil Engineering Surveyor, website and eBook.

What’s On…

Date Time Cost Description
NRG-logo 9.30am-4pm £75.00

Advanced Earthworks Measurement

The advanced earthworks measurement course is aimed at Land Surveyors, Engineers, Estimators and Quantity Surveyors familiar with digital terrain modelling. It is also suitable for anyone wishing to get an insight into earthworks measurement for highway works.

The course will take the user through:
• Importing from Design systems Bentley, Civil3D, AutoCad
• Preparing models for measurement
• Building temporary works models (shear keys, structural models etc. )
• Abstracting earthworks quantities to Bill items
o Topsoil Strip
o Excavation above and below earthworks outline
o EO hard material
o Embankment fill
o Fill on sub base capping etc.
o Landscaping
o Starter layer
o Capping
o Fill to structures
o Re-soil
• Presentation
o Isopachs
o Legends
o Cross sections
o Mass haul

Cost of the course is £75 and includes lunch and refreshments
To book a place please contact NRG on 01248 681240 or by email to nrg@nrgsurveys.co.uk

22 JAN 20
thinkWhere-small 9.30am-5.30pm £450+VAT
(early bird)

£500+VAT

QGIS Beginner

This two day course covers basic GIS concepts and the application of simple techniques and processes to analyse and interpret spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who are new to GIS or QGIS.

Day 1 modules will cover Introduction to GIS and QGIS; Navigating QGIS; Adding Data; Querying Data and Styles and Symbology.

Day 2 modules will cover Manipulating Data; Georeferencing; Processing and Analysis; Map Layouts and GeoPackages in QGIS (optional). 

Attending this course entitles delegates to receive 8 CPD points towards their CPD under the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Chartered Geographer scheme. 

Note: The early bird rate is available until 28 days before course date.

TO BOOK: https://thinkwhere.com/services/open-source-gis-training/

04-05 MAY 20
thinkWhere-small  9.30am-5.00pm £270+VAT
(early bird)

£300+VAT

QGIS Advanced

This one day course explores advanced techniques and processes for analysing and interpreting spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who already have a good working understanding of QGIS, or have attended our QGIS Beginner course.

Course Outline: Visualising Spatial Data; Raster Analysis; 3D Visualisation; Processing and Automation; Reporting and Plugins.

Attending this course entitles delegates to receive 4 CPD points towards their CPD under the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Chartered Geographer scheme. 

Note: The early bird rate is available until 28 days before course date.

TO BOOK: https://thinkwhere.com/services/open-source-gis-training/

13 OCT 20
thinkWhere-small 9.30am-5.30pm £450+VAT
(early bird)

£500+VAT

QGIS BeginnerThis two day course covers basic GIS concepts and the application of simple techniques and processes to analyse and interpret spatial data in QGIS. The course is most suited to delegates who are new to GIS or QGIS.

Day 1 modules will cover Introduction to GIS and QGIS; Navigating QGIS; Adding Data; Querying Data and Styles and Symbology.

Day 2 modules will cover Manipulating Data; Georeferencing; Processing and Analysis; Map Layouts and GeoPackages in QGIS (optional).

Attending this course entitles delegates to receive 8 CPD points towards their CPD under the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) Chartered Geographer scheme.

Note: The early bird rate is available until 28 days before course date.

TO BOOK: https://thinkwhere.com/services/open-source-gis-training/

04-05 NOV 20

If you are interested in using the training suite facilities please contact Alan Lees at CICES HQ who will happily discuss your requirements with you. For more information click here.

Alan Lees
Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
alees@cices.org   +44(0)161 972 3122

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