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CPEE Short Courses Schedule Update

During this period of uncertainty CPEE has decided to postpone its short courses scheduled during the March and April period. If you are a registered delegate on a course during this date, you should have received an email from CPEE regarding this. Many people have simply opted to transfer their registration to the next available course.  Going forward, we understand that a lot of you are still seeking training whether from a venue, the workplace, or from home. We are working with our e-platform...

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Emerging Technologies and Innovation in Pavements

Emerging Technologies and Innovation in Pavements In collaboration with the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education, you are cordially invited to attend a presentation from Guest Speaker, Dr Kym Neaylon, on Emerging Technologies and Innovation in Pavements. Dr Neaylon will cover: Road pavements for climate change; Connected and Autonomous Vehicles; Bitumen refineries & bitumen alternatives; Alternative materials; Nano-functionalised clays; and The biggest issue – predicting...

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The CPEE Study with a Buddy Initiative

The CPEE Study with a Buddy Initiative It has been shown that improved outcomes are considerable when studying in conjunction with a “study buddy”. That is, where two persons are undertaking the same or similar units of study. They greatly assist each other’s learning by comparative interaction, support and the seeking of higher performance levels. A new initiative in road and pavement specialist education designed to enhance student learning and reduce employer costs. Students studying...

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You Can Study CPEE Single Units!

You Can Study CPEE Single Units! Take the next step in your career development by studying a single unit with the Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE). Studying a CPEE single unit is a great option for the busy engineer looking to upskill in a certain area for professional development or simply as a stepping stone before entering one of our award programs. Credit/s towards a CPEE award program for units completed as single unit study ensures that your learning will be rewarded...

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CPEE Offering Opportunities in 2020 to Enhance Career Prospects

CPEE Offering Opportunities in 2020 to Enhance Career Prospects Welcome to 2020! With the significant infrastructure projects underway across Australia, and more in the pipeline, there is even more need for engineers to increase their capability and knowledge in the work environment. The key technical areas associated with the design, construction and maintenance of road pavements and major infrastructure assets offer tremendous opportunities for skilled engineers. A growing number of Centre...

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Workplace Mentors Provide Beneficial Support for CPEE Students: Semester 2, 2019

Workplace Mentors Provide Beneficial Support for CPEE Students: Semester 2, 2019 One of the final units that students undertake in their Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) higher education programs is a capstone unit involving a project relevant to their work with support from a formal work-based mentor – student link. For Semester 2, 2019 we would like to acknowledge the valuable help given by the following mentors to the success of our students who studied the Industry Research...

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CPEE Certificate of Appreciation Awarded to John Hodgkinson AM

CPEE Certificate of Appreciation Awarded to John Hodgkinson AM CPEE CEO Ray Farrelly has paid tribute to John Hodgkinson AM in recognition of John’s extensive and supportive contribution to the endeavours of CPEE over the past seven years. In support of this, a CPEE Certificate of Appreciation has been awarded to John in recognition of his significant work in assisting CPEE to enhance the knowledge and skills of pavements engineers. Photo: Justin Moss (ASCP Chair), on the left, John...

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Extending the Partnership – and the life of Australia’s roads

Extending the Partnership – and the life of Australia’s roads Following on from the previous Memorandum of Understanding, both AustStab and CPEE had was no hesitation in extending the arrangements that had proved very successful over the past 10 years, especially in respect of the joint training efforts. For many years the jointly presented one day “Stabilisation Fundamentals” Workshop and the two day “Recycling & Pavement Stabilisation” Course have been very well attended, often to full...

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CPEE Higher Education Programs Highly Regarded by Graduates

CPEE Higher Education Programs Highly Regarded by Graduates The Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) is pleased to pass on the very positive feedback on CPEE’s accredited higher education programs with recent surveys revealing that 88 per cent of graduates strongly agreed or agreed with the quality of their CPEE course*. Each year graduates are asked to provide feedback on their CPEE experience to assist us better to meet our educational objectives and student expectations. In...

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Early Advice for CPEE Alumni on 2020 Short Course Program

Early Advice for CPEE Alumni on 2020 Short Course Program This is early advice for the CPEE Alumni on next year’s short course program. As a CPEE Alumni member, you will have access to special offers including a discount on CPEE short courses in 2020. The CPEE short course program for 2020 is currently under construction but once again courses will be available in capital cities and regional centres.  As a guide, the first dates for the Flexible Pavement Design, Mechanistic Pavement...

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Farewell to two CPEE Stalwarts

At the CPEE AGM on 14 November 2019, CPEE Chair, Peter Mitchem, provided a succinct, but heart felt, thank you to two of CPEE’s greatest servants and supporters. He acknowledged the extensive commitment, both in time and passion, provided by former office holders and Members. Peter Lowe and Ken Mavin

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CPEE Takes Training Direct to The Site Office

CPEE believes strongly that continuing professional development for people working in regional areas should be supported. As a continuation of our commitment in this regard, we accepted the invitation to present training at a major-project construction site office located on remote farming property about 90 km north of Moree, New South Wales, or 40 km South of Goondiwindi, Queensland. This specialised training workshop ‘Rural Road Surfacings – sealed’ was initiated by joint project partner Fulton...

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John Bethune (1932 – 2019)

On the passing of John Duncan Bethune, Ray Farrelly CEO, Centre for Pavement Engineering Education said “It is with immense sadness that a great colleague and friend passed away on 25 October, after a yearlong battle with throat cancer. A fantastic supporter and servant of VicRoads, AAPA and CPEE where for all his working life he was a passionate advocate for technical excellence in the design and construction of roads and pavements and their longevity. This was especially so in his home State...

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