The Enka courses

Which Enka site engineer course is right for you?

2 week course

Ideal for anyone who has site experience and wants to move into site engineering to further their career, including bricklayers, groundworkers, steel erectors, steel fixers, site foremen, site managers, contract managers.

Course details

For the 2 week course you should have 2 years continuous experience of working on a construction site. We believe you will need this length of site experience to have encountered and understood each part of the construction process.

2 weeks course (2 weeks hands on practical intensive course in swindon):
Enka has a closing date for final 2 weeks intensive course applications which is 2 weeks before the start date. Before the course closing date you will be contacted and adviced whether or not you have a place for final 2 weeks course. We will detail you on the course venue, start times and any other relevant information for
final 2 weeks course.

If for any reason you find that you can not attend the final 2 weeks course 
for which you have applied it is essential that you contact us before course closing date.
Confirmation will be sent out 2* weeks before the course starts.

If you are in any doubt about which course is suitable for you,please contact our head office on 07714444032 or email info@enka.co.uk
 

Course Objectives

  • Setting Out (marking the position of structures) and levelling the site.

  • Learning the importance of how to become competent in checking and taking care of vital engineering equipment e.g. EDM / Laser levels etc.

  • A reduction in the time being taken to become a proficient setting out / site engineer etc thus offering cost savings to the client.

  • Minimising and eliminating systematic and gross errors on setting out

  • Learning the importance of accurate figure taking, recording and the keeping of appropriate site engineering sketches.

  • Increased confidence in a site engineers ability to do the job and do it well.

  • Learning how to build structures such as Lift shaft, Retaining wall, Pile Cap, Reinforced Concrete, Steel Frame (Holding down bolts), Bridge, Box Culvert, Traditional Housing, Drainage, Roads, etc.

  • WCB and Co-ordinate calculations;

  • Introduces coordinates systems and transformations (Global to Local)

  • Pipe laser readings

  • Gradient calculations;

  • Horizontal and vertical curves ;

  • Manholes,

  • Learning how to read  the Bending schedule and still drawings,

  • Site Survey, Establish primary stations and datum's;

  • Use of Automatic level for profiles, batter rails, drainage, foundations etc.

  • Logging information in level book and calculating AOD levels.

  • Setting out using tape measure including diagonal cross checks etc for foundations, drainage, kerbing.

  • RFI Files

  • Method Statement, Risk Assessment

  • Checking drawings and quantities and ensuring that the calculations are accurate for the work;

  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant for use in the construction;

  • Agreeing a price for materials, and making costeffective solutions and proposals for the intended project;

  • Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines;

  • Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project;

  • Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress;

  • Daytoday management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and monitoring the work of any subcontractors;

  • Writing detailed reports;

  • Overseeing quality control and safety matters on the site, and ensuring that regulations are adhered to; Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may arise;