ACTA Training Calendar for February 2018


 # Name of the program Duration Date of Commence Course Fee / Participant

Certificate in Quantity Surveying

NVQ Level 4

Full Time -10 Months

Part Time -12 Months

Full Time – 06.02.2018

Part Time – 18.02.2018

 Rs. 55,000.00

Program Content

Construction Technology

  • Carry out preliminary work at site
  • Excavation and Timbering
  • Foundation work
  • Piling work in foundations
  • Masonry Work (Brick work, Block work & Rubble work)
  • Concrete work (concrete, form work & reinforcement)
  • Construction of concrete stairs (Cast-in situ) & pre cast
  • Construction of timber stairs, Flooring & Paneling work
  • Rood construction
  • Making of door & window frames & sashes
  • Ceiling work
  • Partitioning work
  • Wall and floor finishes
  • Painting and finishes
  • Shoring work
  • Measurement – 1

Pre Contract Stage (Contractor QS)  

  • Prepare Bills of Quantity for contracts based on drawings and Specifications
  • Inspect tender documents and prepare reports
  • Analyze quotations received for the preparation of Tender
  • Prepare (net) estimates
  • Prepare Tenders for submission

Pre Contract Stage (Consultant QS)  

  • Advise on cost of projects
  • Prepare tender documents
  • Evaluate / prepare Tender reports
  • Prepare & award contracts



 # Name of the program Duration Date of Commence Course Fee / Participant
 1 Preparation of Bidding Documents 01 Day 08.02.2018  Rs. 3,500.00

Program Content

  • Instructions to Bidders
  • Standard Forms (Contract)
  • Conditions of Contract
  • Bid Evaluation procedure
  • Form of Bid and Qualification Information
  • Schedule & Specifications
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Drawings & Standard Forms (Bid)


Primavera P6

Project Management Software

04 Days 17.02.2018  Rs. 17,500.00

Program Content

  • Developing Project by Using WBS (Work Break Structure)
  • Developing Project by using Activity Code (Phase, Department, Responsibilities and Division etc)
  • Construct the Project Calendar and Resource Calendar (Assign Holidays, Vacation Period and No Labour and Material with their unit Price and Maximum Unit/ Time)
  • Define Role of Resources
  • Define Project Gantt chart with Various types of Bars
  • Define maintenance of Project Base Line
  • Define Header and Footer
  • Analysis of Total budged cost, Labour Cost, Non – Labour Cost and Materials Cost
  • Define and assign different project layout.
  • Define and assign of Primary and secondary Constraints and Secondary Constraints and analysis of the Project behavior
  • Analysis of the Time Extension due to suspending and Resuming work of an activity
  • Define and assigning of various type of Filters
  • Project scheduling and compare
  • The schedule progress with achieved progress
  • Target project completion date with forecasted
  • Project completion date
  • Earned value with planned value
  • Delay activities
  • Resources Leveling
  • Analysis of Cumulative total cost curve (S-curve)

 3 Road Construction 06 Days 18.02.2018  Rs. 17,500.00

Program Content

  • Develop a work site safety plan
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Safety at work site
  • Manage workplace information
  • Manage workplace communication
  • Provide leadership to establish effective workplace relationship
  • Manage Time
  • Preparation of a BOQ
  • Perform clearing and grubbing operations
  • Excavate roadways
  • Explosives and Blasting operations
  • Soil testing
  • Construct embankment
  • Embankment construction under special conditions/situations
  • Construct sub base –soil sub base material
  • Construct  stabilized soil sub bases / bases
  • Construct  base courses
  • Construct a Penetration Macadam Base
  • Construct water bound /dry bound Macadam base
  • Apply prime coat
  • Apply  hot  bitumen
  • Emulsions  and uses of  Emulsions
  • Acceptance, Testing of Bitumen and Emulsions
  • Construct asphalt concrete surfacing
  • Carry out seal coat treatment

 4 Quantity Surveying M & E 07 Days 25.02.2018  Rs. 17,500.00

Program Content

Building Services Technology

  • Hot and cold water systems and heating
  • Ventilation, air conditioning, sprinklers, dry risers and drainage
  • Electrical distribution, Electrical containment, circuits, fire alarms

Building Services Measurement

  • Principles of measurement, methods of measurement and take-off
  • Drawings, establishing scale, use of drawings and measurement exercises
  • Measurement exercises of BSE systems and electrical measurement
  • Electrical measurement exercise, the M&E engineer’s role, preparation and analysis of submissions


Certificate Awarding Ceremony of Advanced Construction Training Academy & University College of Construction Technology

Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the Advanced Construction Training Academy (ACTA) & University College of Construction Technology (UCCT) was held recently at the “Idikireem Medura” Auditorium.

More than 75 students those who have been successfully completed the Pearson BTEC HND in Quantity Surveying program, Diploma in Safety Engineering program, NVQ Level 5 Quantity Surveying programs, NVQ Level 5 Construction Technology program, were awarded with Diplomas & Higher National Diplomas at this ceremony.

Dr. T.A.G. Gunasekara, Chairman and the CEO of State Engineering Corporation graced the occasion as the Chief Guest while Ms. Premila Paulraj, Regional Director of Pearson Education and Mr. Suriya Bibile, Territory Manager of Pearson Sri Lanka & Maldives decorated the function as the guests of honor.

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