ITA-CET - Committee on Education and Training

ITA-CET - Committee on Education and Training

ITA-CET’s role is to promote education and training throughout the tunnelling and underground space association and assist its coordination. Through its actions, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association Committee on Education and Training (ITA-CET) foundation contributes to identifying current training requirements around the globe and providing education and training opportunities to student engineers and young professionals eager to make a career in the industry.

Through its actions, the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association Committee on Education and Training (ITA-CET) foundation contributes to identifying current training requirements around the globe and providing education and training opportunities to student engineers and young professionals eager to make a career in the industry.

ITA-CET use donations generously provided by industry representatives to help fund and organize training sessions around the world at the request of both member nations and non-member nations. Main focus is to help countries that would otherwise not have the financial means to organize such events. ITA-CET also have the aim of providing scholarships for a limited number of students eager to follow one of the ITA-endorsed Master’s in the field of tunnelling and underground space.

In September and October 2017 the ITA-CET will arrange several training sessions:

  • Risk Management in Tunnelling (6th - 7th Sep. 2017, Santiago, Chile) - link to session
  • Sustainability - LCA applied to tunnels (6th Sep. 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina) - link to session
  • Sustainable underground solutions for transport (31st Oct. 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates) - link to session
  • Choice of Construction Method (26th -27th Oct. 2017, Mexico) - not ready program

These sessions are based on ready-made programmes for one to two-day training sessions, that is organized by the ITACET Foundation on request. The programmes are tailored to meet the specific need. 

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