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ULC Course Description

DREDGING FUNDAMENTALS
Control Number: 333
Course Number: 54DFM01A
Length:36
CEUs: 0.0     PDHs: 0.0     LUs: 0.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
Purpose:
The purpose of the course is to provide the student with the fundamental knowledge of dredging theories and practices associated with the USACE dredging program.

Description:
Through lectures, group discussions, examinations, and a field trip, this course teaches the student fundamental dredging theory and accepted dredging practices in addition to basic information on how Corps dredging projects are authorized, funded, engineered, managed, and maintained. A brief overview of dredge estimating, dredging safety, hydrographic surveys, and dredging contract administration is also provided. A field trip to see dredging equipment and/or dredging-related activities or navigation features is included to help the student understand the material taught in the classroom. This course is a prerequisite for the Dredge Cost Estimating course.

Prerequisites:
Nominees must be assigned (a) Occupational Series: Dredging related; Navigation related; (b) Grade: WG-04/GS-04 and above (or equivalent).

Notes:



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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
1Portland, OR4/15/20244/19/20240
2St Paul, MN5/6/20245/10/20240