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.