|Course Name||Concrete Technology|
If you want to progress your career in construction or concrete materials, this course is ideal for you.
It’s aimed at technicians and technologists who are seeking formal recognition of their experience, but you’ll also find it useful if you want to broaden your knowledge of the science and properties of concrete.
You’ll gain an understanding around the specification and production of concrete and the constituents of concrete. You’ll also learn how to apply the methodologies that underpin the use and control of concrete in construction and concrete products.
|Study Modes||Short Course|
|Course information in detail||
Introduction to Concrete
You will cover sampling aggregates and concrete, properties of aggregates, specification and control of ready mixed concrete, concrete in construction and health and safety awareness.
Properties of Concrete
During this module you’ll study cement, additions and admixtures, aggregates and test methods and the properties of fresh, hardening and hardened concrete. You’ll also look at the durability of concrete, standards and specifications, self compacting concrete and environmental aspects.
Production, Use and Control of Concrete
You will study in detail concrete production, mix design and quality control, reinforced, pre-stressed and pre-cast concrete, formwork and false work, floors, ground slabs and assessing and repairing concrete.