FOUNDATION DESIGN FOR HOUSING

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: CIVIL ENGINEERING
Department Name: Centre for Civil Engineering*Closed*

Objectives:

This has been tailored for persons involved in the approval or inspection of foundations for houses. Its primary audience is technical personnel from the NHBRC and Local Authorities.
The objective of this course is to provide a practical understanding of:
Site investigation requirements and methods for township establishment & individual homes.
The selection and design of appropriate foundations for houses,
Design of retaining walls and semi-basements including damp-proofing and subsoil drainage.
Construction control requirements.
Recognition of problems soils, precautionary measures and methods of remediation.
Roles of players in the home building industry.
Applicable standards and legislation.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 2 DAYS
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: JC Myburgh
Contact Person Email: jmyburgh@sun.ac.za
Latest Year Offered: 2021