Glimpse over Educational Activities
- Chapter’s Educational Programme
- Construction Supervisors’ Training Course in its 17th Year now.
- Essay Competition for students.
- Concrete Cube Test Competition
- Proposed Skilled Training Programme
- ACI Certification Course
Course I : Concrete Field Testing Technician- Grade I
|12th Pass||1 1/2 Month||100%|
The first course was started at Chennai entirely for L & T Ltd., engineers in 2008. Participants were senior engineers from all over the country and from the middle- east. This course was started with ‘Train the Trainer’ initiative of L & T Ltd.,
Prof. Luke Snell and Mr. John Conn were invited from ACI International USA for the first course at Chennai in 2008. Since then, India Chapter is organising this knowledge dissemination job as a Local Sponsoring Group. The Chapter has completed 14 ACI Certification Courses. The 15th batch is undergoing the current course. More than 200 professional engineers in India have been certified so far by this course. The response is very encouraging.
Maharashtra Housing and Development Authorities, Maharashtra Government Organisation deputed 100 engineers for this Certification Course. These engineers have already completed their course successfully in 10 different batches.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd., New Delhi from Government of Delhi took the initiative to have this course at Delhi. The first batch of 30 engineers was trained in Delhi on 21st & 22nd August 2009.
Course II : Construction Supervisors’ Training Course
|12th Pass||1 Year||100%|
This course, jointly conducted with an industrial giant H & K Rolling Mill Engineers Pvt. Ltd., is a landmark commitment of the Chapter. Growing needs of the students compelled the Chapter to acquire another premise of about 600 sq.ft. Navi Mumbai. This premise has been renovated and furnished to meet requirements of conducting the training. The premise is also used for conducting examinations of ‘ACI Certification Course’.
12th standard students passed with vocational subject “Building Maintenance” are admitted for the course. Practical training is arranged at various sites of construction in and around Mumbai. They get also training in Laboratory organised by the Chapter. In addition to vocational training, emphasis is given to develop personality and communication skills. Performance is evaluated round the year and on successful completion of the training, a Proficiency Certificate is given by the Chapter. Industry values the training as can be seen from immediate employment of students in the construction industry. Some students get interested to pursue the career further.
Course III : Lab Technician