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September 2011, Vol. 66 No. 9

This design process will be compared to current design methods such as ASTM F1216 and WRc. The discussion will focus on gravity flow sewer pipes but will be extended to internal pressure pipes as well. Appropriate technical references will be identified. This course includes CEU/PDH credits. George McAlpine, PhD, provides instruction. For more information, contact McAlpine at (919) 467-4260 or Email danby@bellsouth.net.

NASSCO Courses
The National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) formed in 1976, sets the industry standards for the rehabilitation of underground utilities through education, technical resources and industry advocacy. To learn more, visit nassco.org, call (410) 486-3500 or email andrea@nassco.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

PACP Trainer Course (Certification & Recertification)
8 am-5 pm
Cost: $775 (certification) or $275 (recertification)
Limited to 4 attendees

Designed for current PACP trainers who need to be recertified and PACP users who would like to become trainers, this session will ensure the candidate is able to correctly arrange for, conduct and complete PACP classes, and is knowledgeable in all areas of PACP. Registration for this course is subject to NASSCO approval. Submit your application, resume and a letter stating why you would like to be certified or recertified to: dawn@nassco.org or fax to (410) 486-6838.

Thursday, Jan. 26-Friday, Jan. 27

Pipeline Assessment & Certification Program (PACP)
8 am-5 pm
Cost: $750
Limited to 20 attendees

The PACP class will provide two days of comprehensive training resulting in certification upon successful completion. The program will demonstrate to municipalities, engineers and contractors the benefits and impact of PACP, which provides standardization for the inspection industry. The PACP will also provide standards for data exchange format, map symbology and certification of TV inspection software.

In addition to the use of PACP codes, the course will provide a review of the history of defect coding and asset management worldwide, discussion of technical issues that affect the rate of pipeline deterioration, instructions on implementation of the PACP sewer pipeline grading system and a written certification examination.

CIPP Inspector Training & Certification Program
8 am-5 pm
Cost: $995 NASSCO members; $1,095 non-members
Limited to 30 attendees