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Practical Erosion and Sediment Control for the Workforce

This practical one day course is specifically designed for Supervisors, Leading Hands and Work Crews working on road projects, subdivisions, water and sewer projects, pipelines, cable laying, overhead transmission lines and other construction projects. It provides specific information on the principles of Erosion and Sediment Control in line with the NSW Government “Blue Book”. A combination of illustrated PowerPoint presentations, hands-on practical demonstrations, discussion and practical site based activities instruct participants in how to effectively meet their operational and legislative requirements.

Course content includes:

  • The Regulatory Environment, Due Diligence and Responsibility
  • Understanding Soil Erosion
  • Assessing Erosion Hazard
  • Soil and Water Interaction
  • Erosion Control Best Management Practices
  • Site Stabilisation and Rehabilitation
  • Sediment Control Best Management Practices
  • Site Inspection
  • Practical Implementation of Best Management Practices

Who should attend?

Council Work Crews, Contractors, Supervisors, Leading Hands, Regulatory Officers, Project Staff and Construction Engineers

Past participants have included:

* Logan City Council * Port Macquarie Hastings Council * Ballina Shire Council * Northern Beaches Council * Parramatta City Council  * Narrabri Shire Council * Port Stephens Council * Tamworth Regional Council * Narromine Shire Council * Cessnock City Council * Gympie Regional Council * Kempsey Shire Council * Lithgow Council  * Warrumbungle Shire Council * Singleton Shire Council * Bathurst Council * Moree Plains Shire Council * Bellingen Shire Council * Nambucca Shire Council * Wyong Shire Council * Eurobodalla Council * Tweed Shire Council * Brisbane City Council * Lake Macquarie City Council * Glencore/Ravensworth Mine * Glencore/Bulga Open Cut * Secure Energy * CA&I (Construction Community Assets & Infrastructure) * Symal Infrastructure * Joss Group * Bolte Civil * Bridge & Civil * DPIE (Department of Planning, Industry & Environment) * John Holland Rail * Cooks River Alliance * Sydney Trains * Robson Civil * Umwelt * Lake Macquarie Landcare * Sydney Olympic Park * Santos * Burton Contractors * Abigroup * Xstrata Tahmoor Coal * Origin Energy * Diona Pty Ltd * RTA * City of Wagga * Downer EDI * Newpac Colliery * Transgrid * WaterNSW * Fleurieu Alliance

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