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Ground Investigation

Course Overview

The objective of this Ground Investigation course is to introduce you to the aims and methods of ground investigation and develop your understanding of the properties of engineering soils.


This distance learning course is available online.


Course Code – S97GRD4/ECR1

What topics are covered?

  • BS 5930
  • Planning and ground investigation for highway works
  • Geological exposures
  • Trial pits
  • Bore holes
  • Record keeping and reports
  • Soils

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone working or planning to work in the highways industry.

What qualifications will I gain?

Bath College Certificate.

How much does this course cost?

This short course costs £249

Which department is this course in?

Distance Learning

Where can I find out more information?

For further information, please take a look at our Highways Brochure.

Any queries, contact us by phone on 01225 328 690 or email highways@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I apply?

Click the "Apply" button and fill out an application form.

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