Geosynthetics CQA

One of the longest running and most respected geosynthetics CQA courses is getting a digital refresh, with so many practitioners limited in their ability to travel right now. TRI Environmental‘s renowned classes on QA/QC in geosynthetic installations and with compacted clay liners and geosynthetic clay liners will be offered for the first time in an online format June 1 – 4. (The rate is amazing too.) The live, half-day sessions can be used as preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute Inspectors Certification Program (GCI-ICP) exam, which will be offered online on June 5.

The schedule:

  • June 1 – 2: Construction QA/QC for Geosynthetic Installations
  • June 3 – 4: Construction QA/QC for Compacted Clay Liner and GCL Installation

Again, the sessions are half-day sessions running from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (CDT).

Instructors: Sam Allen, Dr. Jeffrey Kuhn, P.E., and Mark Sieracke, P.E.

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COURSE #1 – GEOSYNTHETIC INSTALLATION

This Construction QA/QC for Geosynthetic Installations course focuses on installation of geomembranes, geotextiles, geocomposites, geogrids, and geo-appurtenances. It includes demonstrations of geomembrane seaming and seam peel and shear testing. This 1-day course that may be taken singly or as a package with another 1-day course on Construction QA/QC for Compacted Clay Liner & GCL Installation. Each course presents material that complements the other. They are designed specifically for those who need a detailed understanding of proper CQC and CQA procedures at waste containment facilities.

Special emphasis will be given to establishing rationale and standard operating procedures for field inspections, documentation of test and visual observations, and implementation of CQA plans. A broad appreciation for the manufacture and installation of containment facility materials will be provided. The courses provide ideal preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute’s Inspectors Certification Program (GCI-ICP) exam.

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Gain comprehensive understanding of:

  • Preparing CQC/CQA plans
  • Reviewing CQC/CQA plans
  • Performing CQC/CQA observations and tests
  • Reviewing field CQC/CQA procedures

COURSE #2 – CCL & GCL INSTALLATION

This Construction QA/QC for Compacted Clay Liner & GCL Installation focuses on the installation of compacted clay and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs). This 1-day course that may be taken singly or as a package with another 1-day course on Construction QA/QC for Geosynthetic Installations. Each course presents material that complements the other. They are designed specifically for those who need a detailed understanding of proper CQC and CQA procedures at waste containment facilities.

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Special emphasis will be given to establishing rationale and standard operating procedures for field inspections, documentation of test and visual observations, and implementation of CQA plans. A broad appreciation for the manufacture and installation of containment facility materials will be provided.

The courses provide ideal preparation for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute’s Inspectors Certification Program (GCI-ICP) exam.

Gain comprehensive understanding of:

  • Preparing CQC/CQA plans
  • Reviewing CQC/CQA plans
  • Performing CQC/CQA observations and tests
  • Reviewing field CQC/CQA procedures

GEOSYNTHETICS CQA CERTIFICATION

Geosynthetics CQA training students may sit for the Geosynthetic Certification Institute – Inspectors Certification Program (GCI-ICP) exams. All exam-interested students MUST REGISTER with the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) and pay GSI’s certification fee before the test. TRI does NOT collect this fee. Contact GSI (+1 610 522 8440) for more information.

The online exams will begin at 8:00 am on June 5 and end at 12:15 pm. There is a 15-minute break from 10:00 – 10:15 am.

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