2020-01-29 08:00 - 2020-01-30 16:00 Durban

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This accredited course is aimed at all that are actively involved in bridge management from client bodies to consulting engineer personal that that have to do bridge or culvert inspections. The course will be based on the TMH19 (Draft) DER method for bridge and culvert inspections, which is used by national, provincial, and municipal authorities. The DER system of inspections is the compulsory inspection method used by all road authorities if they wish access Treasury funding for maintenance of road structures. The course is open to all, but specifically aimed at those who have made bridges and culverts their area of expertise and who do work for the state.

The course is also essential to those in road authority representatives who administer consultants that do the inspection for their authority.

The Committee of Transport Officials (COTO) structures Subcommittee has the following requirements for inspector accreditation which can be downloaded from the following link:  http://www/

Attendance of the course and passing the exam does not necessarily lead to accreditation for which candidates have to apply separately for it if they have to requisite experience and meet all the requirements.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to Bridge Project Management
  • The DER rating system
  • Visual Assessment Guide
  • Site visit and bridge calibration inspection and exam

A set of notes including the Visual Assessment Guide will be provided to each delegate. ECSA and SACPAMP CPD attendance certificates will however be issued to those who have attended the course.

Presenters: Mr. Edwin Kruger, Dr. Paul Nordengen and Mr. Michael Roux

Delegates can claim 2 ESCA CPD Points.