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Courses 2017

Courses for 2017

Additional courses will be added to the list as dates for these courses are finalised. If you would like to attend a course, please complete the online registration, or download the registration form and email it to ebe-cpd@uct.ac.za

CPD Courses

Effective Writing for Business and Industry: 8 CPD points

An e-learning course
24 April – 4 June 2017

Introduction to Spatial Design: 20 CPD points
23 January – 17 February 2017

Bridge Management and Maintenance (in JHB): 3 CPD points
15 – 17 February 2017

Corruption and Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: 3 CPD points
22 – 24 February 2017

Introduction to Machine Learning: 5 CPD points
27 February – 3 March 2017

Concrete Technology (in JHB): 2 CPD points
3 – 4 April 2017

Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures (in JHB): 5 CPD points
8 – 12 May 2017

Heritage Resources Management: 1.8 CPD points
Monday evenings, 8 May – 12 June 2017

Valuation for Land Reform and Expropriation: 3 CPD points
10 – 12 May 2017 in Johannesburg

SPLUMA Implementation: Guidance for Practitioners: 2 CPD points
11 – 12 May 2017 in Johannesburg

Microwave Filters: 5 CPD points
12 – 16 June 2017

Aspects of City Design: 5 CPD points
24 – 28 July 2017

Valuation for Land Reform and Expropriation: 3 CPD points
19 – 21 July in Durban

Vibration Design of Floors and Footbridges: 2 CPD points
31 July – 1 August 2017 in Cape Town
Applications close on 17 July 2017

Project Management: Principles and Methods for use in Business
Course Outline
Saturdays, 19 August – 21 October 2017

Steel Corrosion Engineering: 5 CPD points
4 – 8 September  2017

Effective Writing for Business and Industry: 8 CPD points
An e-learning course
4 September – 14 October 2017

Design of Multi Storey and High Rise Buildings: 2 CPD points
11 – 12 September 2017 in Johannesburg
14 – 15 September 2017 in Cape Town

Commercial Property Valuation: 3 CPD points
27 – 29 September 2017

Housing Finance Course for Sub-Saharan Africa: 5 CPD points
1 – 7 October 2017

Structural Health Monitoring and Non-destructive Testing of Concrete Structures: 3 CPD points
9 – 11 October 2017

Comprehensive Bridge Design: 2 CPD points
16 – 17 October 2017 in Johannesburg
19 – 20 October 2017 in Cape Town

Introduction to Machine Learning: 5 CPD points
6 – 10 November 2017

Condition Assessment of Steel Structures: 2 CPD points
9 – 10 November 2017 in Johannesburg

Design and Construction of Railway Bridges: 2 CPD points
28 - 29 November 2017 in Johannesburg

Process Mineralogy: 4 CPD points
21 – 24 November 2017

Valuation for Land Reform and Expropriation: 3 CPD points
6 – 8 December 2017

Introducing Revit for Landscape Architecture: 3 CPD points
13 – 15 December 2107


CPD Programmes

Minerals Winter School: 31 July - 10 August 2017

Download Minerals Winter School Registration form
Seven individual certificated courses available, each registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa for the award of CPD points
The Business of Mining comprising: (31 July - 2 August 2017)

  • Mining Basics: 31 July
  • Investment Risk and Decision Making: 1 - 2 August 2017

Introduction to the MPRDA: 3 August 2017
Regulatory Compliance in terms of the MPRDA: 4 August 2017
Leadership for Sustainable Development: 5 August 2017
Strategic Sustainability comprising: (7 - 10 August 2017)

  •      Sustainability Risk Management: 7 - 8 August 2017
  •      Sustainability on the Ground: 9 - 10 August 2017

Construction Business and Management Programme:
All courses take place on Friday afternoons and Saturdays for the period indicated
Each course is offered as an individual certificate course
Business Foundations
Module 1: Business Planning: 28 April – 6 May 2017
Module 2: Construction Management: 12 – 20 May 2017
Module 3: Enterprise Development: 26 May – 3 June 2017
Construction Regulations
Module 4: Understanding Statutory Regulations: 21 – 29 July 2017
Module 5: Health and Safety: 4 – 12 August 2017
Module 6: Basic Surveying: 18 – 26 August 2017
Business Expansion
Module 7: Reading Basic Drawings: 6 – 14 October 2017
Module 8: Basic Estimating and Tendering: 20 – 28 October 2017
Module 9: Basic Excel: 3 – 11 November 2017

Law Faculty CPD Courses

Mediation Training

UCT Law at Work is pleased to announce that it has scheduled a mediation course specifically customised for the engineering and built environment on 2-6 May 2017, at the Nelson Peace centre in Paarl. Please see the attached brochure and registration form. To register, please complete the registration form.


Masters Modules available as individual certificated CPD courses:

Transport Studies courses
Transport Modelling: 30 January – 3 February 2017
Local Area Transport Planning, Management and Design: 6 – 10 March 2017
Integrated Land Use-Transport Planning: 8 – 12 May 2017
Transport Demand Analysis and Project Assessment: 5 – 9 June 2017
Management of Transport Supply and Demand: 14 – 18 August 2017
Public Transport System Design and Operations Management: 9 – 13 October 2017
Public Transport Policy and Regulation: 13 – 17 November 2017

Geotechnical Engineering
Laboratory and Field Techniques: 27 February – 1 March 2017
Ground Improvement Techniques: 19 – 21 June 2017
Advanced Soil Mechanics: 17 – 20 July 2017
Foundation Design: TBC 2017: 28 – 30 August

Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance (CIMM) courses
Durability and Condition Assessment of Concrete Structures: 20 - 22 Feb & 2 - 3 March 2017 (5 day course)
Advanced Infrastructure Management: 5 – 9 June 2017
Bridge Management and Maintenance: 21 – 25 June 2017
Structural Performance Assessment and Monitoring: tbc August 2017

Conservation of the Built Environment
History of Conservation: 23 – 27 January 2017, 08h30 – 18h00
Law of Conservation, Heritage Management and Development: 3 – 7 April 2017, 08h30 – 13h00
Conservation Disciplines and Practices: 3 – 7 April 2017, 14h00 – 18h00
Research Methodologies: 8 – 12 May 2017, 08h30 – 18h00
Researching and Assessing Heritage Resources: 9 – 13 October 2017, 08h00 – 18h00

Radar and Electronic Defence
Introduction to Radar: 13 – 17 February 2017
Mathematics for Radar and Electronic Protection: 3 – 8 April 2017
Radar Signal and Data Processing: 22 – 26 May 2017
Microwave Filters: Technologies and Practical Design: 12 – 16 June 2017
FPGA Development for Radar, Radio-Astronomy and Communications: 17 – 21 July 2017

Urban Infrastructure Design and Management
Urban Transitions in the Global South: 13 – 17 March 2017
Integrated Urban Water Management: 16 – 20 October 2017

Project Management and Property Studies courses
Project Planning and Implementation: 2 – 5 May 2017
Project Risk Management: 2 – 5 May 2017
Property Law: 2 – 5 May 2017
Property Development: 2 – 5 May 2017
Project Finance and Procurement: 24 – 28 July 2017
Property Portfolio Management: 24 – 28 July 2017
Human Resource Management and Interpersonal Communication: 31 July – 4 August 2017
Property Valuation Theory and Practice: 31 July – 4 August 2017

Water Distribution Systems
Design and Modelling of Water Distribution Systems: 24 – 28 July 2017

Life Cycle Assessment
Life Cycle Assessment: 24 – 26 July 2017

Space Studies Programme
Space Mission Design: 3 – 7 July 2017
Introduction to Lunar Exploration: 10 – 14 July 2017 (mornings)
Rovers in Planetary Exploration: 10 – 14 July 2017 (afternoons)

Structural Engineering and Materials
Stability and Design of Steel Structures: 11 – 15 September 2017

Power Plant Engineering
Power Plant Systems Analysis: 31 August – 6 September 2017
Overview of the Power Plant Industry: 16 – 20 October 2017