IN-HOUSE TRAINING

CATT Custom In-House and Web-Based Industry Professional Training

 

CATT has been a leader in the development of Industry leading Professional Development Training Courses such as the NASTT CIPP Good Practice, Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) Academy Water Infrastructure Asset Management, and Fleming College Horizontal Directional Drilling courses.   CATT has developed and offered a suite of third party custom tailored to in-house and on-line delivered speciality courses for clients such as: City of Toronto, City of Markham, Enbridge Gas, Imperial Oil, Insituform, Infrastructure and Transportation New Brunswick and consultants, such as, WSP and Roy Consultants. 

Advantages of CATT Custom Training include:

  • Experienced and knowledgeable instructors that are third party and not selling services;
  • High quality material, developed by international leading experts that bring leading knowledge from around the globe and state-of-the-art research;
  • Material content tailored for your specific needs;
  • Save on travel expenses by having our trainers deliver materials directly to you on-site or on-line; 
  • Cost-effective exceptional training that offers a wide variety of attendee certifications such as continuing education units, gold seal approved course, etc. 

Please see below for a list of courses that CATT has developed and is ready to offer! All of our courses are customizable and we can accommodate new topics not listed below. Contact us at catt@uwaterloo.ca regarding your training needs today!

SELECTED COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

New Pipeline Construction Courses

Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)

HDD equipment and basics; Drill tracking systems, Drill fluids; Project planning and design; Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Plastic and steel pipe design; Lessons learned for an litigation expert; Case studies.  

Target audience: Site Inspector’s, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, Contractor’s, and Driller’s.

Microtunnelling

Microtunnelling machines and equipment; drill fluids and recycling; project planning and design; shaft construction and design; curve tunnels; project Quality Assurance and Quality Control; jacking pipe design and construction; Case Studies.

Target audience: Site Inspector’s, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, Contractor’s, and Driller’s.

Trenchless New Construction Methods

Advantages; limitations and selection criteria. Lessons learned for an litigation expert.  

Target audience: Site Inspector’s, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, Contractor’s, and Driller’s.

Geotechnical Investigations for Trenchless New Construction Projects

The why and how to reduce construction risks and construction costs; Industry standards and best practices; and how to avoid common pitfalls and potential liabilities; Case studies demonstrating the good the bad and the ugly; Lessons learned for an litigation expert.

Target audience: Practicing Geotechnical Engineers and Technician’s, Site Inspectors, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, and Contractor’s.

 

PVC and HDPE Pipe Design 101

Material classification and performance; pipe extrusion; open cut and trenchless pipeline design for gravity and pressure pipelines; live load design considerations and impacts; industry available design tools; industry standards and best practices.

Target audience:

Site Inspector’s, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, Contractor’s, and Driller’s.

Pressure and Gravity Pipeline Renovation Courses

Gravity Pipe Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) Renovation

History and evolution; advantages, limitations and applications; CIPP resin and tube materials; CIPP liner construction and wet-out; Installation (pull-in and inversion) and cured methods (UV, Steam, Hot Water and Ambient); CIPP mechanical properties and testing; Circular and Non-Circular design methods; Industry Standards and Best Practices; Flow by-pass considerations and design; Pipe cleaning and preparation; Quality Assurance and Quality Control; Design Reconsolidation, Styrene control and environmental concerns; Lessons learned for an litigation expert.

Target audience: Practicing Geotechnical Engineers and Technician’s, Site Inspectors, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, and Contractor’s.

 

Pressure Pipe Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) Renovation

History and evolution; advantages, limitations and applications; CIPP resin and tube materials; CIPP liner construction and wet-out; Installation (pull-in and inversion) and cured methods (UV, Steam, Hot Water); CIPP mechanical properties and testing; pressure systems, CIPP liner design methods; Flow by-pass considerations and design; pipe cleaning and preparation; service reinstatement and end seals; Industry Standards and Best Practices; Quality Assurance and Quality Control; Design Reconsolidation, industry trends and research.

Target audience: Practicing Geotechnical Engineers and Technician’s, Site Inspectors, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, and Contractor’s.

Sliplining Gravity Pipelines

History and evolution; advantages, limitations and applications; CIPP resin and tube materials; CIPP liner construction and wet-out; Installation (pull-in and inversion) and cured methods (UV, Steam, Hot Water); CIPP mechanical properties and testing; pressure systems, CIPP liner design methods; Flow by-pass considerations and design; pipe cleaning and preparation; service reinstatement and end seals; Industry Standards and Best Practices; Quality Assurance and Quality Control; Design Reconsolidation, industry trends and research.

Target audience: Practicing Geotechnical Engineers and Technician’s, Site Inspectors, Municipal Engineer’s and Technician’s, Consulting Engineer’s and Technician’s, and Contractor’s.

Pipeline and Manhole Condition Assessment & Ranking Courses

Gravity Pipeline Condition

Person and non-person entry pipeline condition assessment methods, advantages and limitations; industry standards: inspection best practices and considerations; critical sewers; how to build a program; pipeline deterioration processes; PACP and WRC defect coding; pipe condition ranking; pipeline deterioration modelling; renovation selection options.

 

Water Pipeline Condition Assessment and Rating 

Pipeline condition assessment methods and tools; inspection best practices and considerations; desktop analysis; industry standards; critical pipelines; pipeline deterioration processes; defect coding, pipe condition ranking, pipeline deterioration modelling, advanced industry tools; renovation selection options.

 

Manhole Condition Assessment and Rating

Condition assessment methods and tools; inspection best practices and considerations; desktop analysis; industry standards; deterioration processes; defect coding, condition ranking, deterioration modelling, advanced industry tools; renovation methods and selection.

 

The Institute of Asset Management (IAM) Certificate Courses

M1 – Principles of Asset Management

M2 – Asset Management Policy, Strategy & Planning

M3 – Managing Asset Life Cycle Decisions & Activities

M4 – Assessing and Managing Asset Management Risks

M5 – Finance & Business Impact

 

Water Infrastructure Asset Management Courses

History of Asset Management

Introduction to Water Infrastructure Asset Management Best Practices

Building a Water Infrastructure Asset Management Plan

Tools for Building Financially Sustainable Water Infrastructure

Advances in Water Infrastructure Asset Management

Water Infrastructure Financing Model