Refresher training "The Basics of Concrete" by Estonian Concrete Association and TalTech


The Estonian Concrete Association in co-operation with Tallinn University of Technology is organising refresher training courses. A three-day training course in Estonian will take place on 15-17 February, and a training day in Russian is planned for 23 February. Training courses will be held at Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5.

The training course in Estonian

15.02.2023, NRG-131
9:00-10:30 Introduction, brief overview of the concrete history, terminology and environmental classes of concrete. Tanel Tuisk, lecturer
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Dispersion of concrete properties. Selection of concrete composition, ingredients, their impact on the properties of concrete. Additives. Tanel Tuisk, lecturer
12:30-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:45 Basic properties of concrete mix, methods for determining consistency and consistency classes. Tanel Tuisk, lecturer
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-16:30 Compressive strength of concrete, factors influencing it. Tanel Tuisk, lecturer

16.02.2023, NRG-131
9:00-10:30 Cements for the manufacture of concrete. Lembi Raado, professor emeritus
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 The effect of concrete curing conditions on the properties of concrete. Lembi Raado, professor emeritus
12:30-13:15 Lunch
15:00-16:30 Basis for the certification of concrete mixes and ready-mix concrete products. Toomas Laur, associate professor emeritus
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-16:30 Requirements for concrete based on EN 206. Mattias Põldaru, civil engineer.

17.02.2023, NRG-131
9:00-10:30 Factory production control audit - what and how. Mattias Põldaru, civil engineer
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Capabilities and accredited test methods for building materials research and testing laboratories. Mattias Põldaru, civil engineer
12:30-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:45 Testing and assessment of the knowledge of participants. Mattias Põldaru, civil engineer
14:45-15:30 Discussion. The end of the training course, issuing of certificates. Representative of the Estonian Concrete Association and Tallinn University of Technology

The Estonian training course gives 21,6 continuing education points. Price of the training course is €290 (plus VAT).
Registration form and program.

The Russian training course takes place on 23 February 2023. The training course gives 8 continuing education points. Price of the training course is €170 (plus VAT). Registration form and program.

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